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Die Luftbrücke

Die Luftbrücke

Author/Director: Dror Zahavi

MLTC ID: 4201

Media Type: VHS
Language: German

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Two-part historic drama about a difficult love affair between a German
woman and an American soldier during the Berlin Airlift. After her
husband Axel has been considered dead, Luise Kielberg has to survive as
single mother of a 12-year-old boy in Postwar Berlin. At the beginning
of the Soviet Blockade in 1948, she works as waitress at the Tempelhof
Airport and gets to know General William Turner, one of the most
influential aides of General Clay to organize the American airlifts.
Luise becomes his personal secretary and falls in love with him, but
suddenly Axel returns...

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