German escape movie – BALLON/BALLOON – issued on dvd

BalloonBALLON/BALLOON (12) 2018 GERMANY HERBIG, MICHAEL £19.99
True story set in East German in 1979. Two families are attempting to flee to the west in a homemade hot air balloon made by sewing together 1,000 square metres of cloth. After two failed attempts and the right weather conditions the two families which including four children set off.

In German with English subtitles

GERMAN LANGUAGE PRESS NOTES TO BALLON

GERMAN LANGUAGE TEACHING NOTES TO BALLON

FRENCH LANGUAGE NOTES TO BALLON

Guardian review – https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/07/east-germany-balloon-escape-film-revives-german-identity-debate

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/german-films-on-dvd