The Miracle of Bern (2003)

The Miracle of Bern





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German filmmaker and former professional footballer (read: soccer player) Sönke Wortmann directs the family sports drama Das Wunder von Bern (The Miracle of Bern). The title is in reference to the unexpected German victory over the Hungarians at the 1954 World Cup in Bern, Switzerland. In the working-class Ruhr region of West Germany, the Lubanski family eagerly awaits husband and father Richard (Peter Lohmeyer) to be released from the Soviet POW camp. During his absence, mother Christa (Johanna … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Sönke Wortmann, Rochus Hahn
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Little Shark Entertainment

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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | September 5, 2008
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

A powerful story that mixes football and patriotic sentiments in a melodramatic look at immediate post-war Germany.

Full Review… | July 29, 2004

Full Review… | July 20, 2004

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
Urban Cinefile

Full Review… | July 29, 2005
Sydney Morning Herald

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