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Total Count: 9

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Friedrich Mucke
as Peter Strelzyk
Karoline Schuch
as Doris Strelzyk
David Kross
as Günter Wetzel
Alicia von Rittberg
as Petra Wetzel
Thomas Kretschmann
as Oberstleutnant Seidel
Jonas Holdenrieder
as Frank Strelzyk
Tilman Döbler
as Andreas „Fitscher" Strelzyk
Ronald Kukulies
as Erik Baumann
Emily Kusche
as Klara Baumann
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Critic Reviews for Balloon

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (1) | Fresh (4) | Rotten (5)

  • Herbig directs every scene with an overcranked mania, accompanied by a blaring Zimmer-esque score that thinks it's part of the buildup to a Navy Seals assault on an Indian Ocean pirate ship.

    Jun 14, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

    Phil Hoad

    Top Critic
  • Loses altitude quickly

    Oct 2, 2019 | Full Review…
  • The spectacular story on which the film is based... allows Michael Herbig, its director, to bet on a more risky visual style, but it's also the main reason why the work ends up falteringin other equally relevant aspects. [Full review in Spanish]

    Sep 23, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • The film never quite develops some of its themes and subtexts that it sets up. [Full Review in Spanish]

    Sep 11, 2019 | Full Review…
  • The film becomes less effective as it evolves into a thriller. [Full Review in Spanish]

    Sep 7, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • An entertaining experience. [Full review in Spanish]

    Sep 3, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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