Judgment in Berlin

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Martin Sheen stars in this fact-based courtroom drama as a U.S. judge assigned to determine whether an East German hijacking of a Polish aircraft was justifiable.


Heinz Hoenig
as Helmut Thiele
Martin Sheen
as Herbert J Stern
Sean Penn
as Guenther X
Sam Wanamaker
as Bernard Hellring
Max Gail
as Judah Best
Jürgen Heinrich
as Uri Andreyev
Harris Yulin
as Bruno Ristau
Carl Lumbly
as Edwin Palmer
Max Volkert Martens
as Hans Schuster
Cristine Rose
as Marsha Stern
Joshua Sinclair
as Alan Sherman
Jutta Speidel
as Sigrid Radke
Eileen Ryan
as Guenther X's Mother
Ted Herold
as Rock Singer in Nightclub
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Audience Reviews for Judgment in Berlin

  • Jun 20, 2011
    During the days of the Berlin Wall a trial in that city for a East German who freely admits that he hijacked a passenger flight in order to escape to the West. Directed by Sean Penn's father, Leo, and including a centerpiece performance by Sean himself, this Martin Sheen production (with a star turn given by Sheen as well) reeks of sentimental liberalism but is nonetheless touching.
    Kevin M. W Super Reviewer

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