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Night Crossing (1982)

Night Crossing (1982)

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Two friends chart a daring path to freedom in this drama from Walt Disney Pictures. Peter Strelzyk (John Hurt) and Guenter Wetzel (Beau Bridges) are two men living in East Germany who can no longer tolerate the petty tyrannies of Communist rule. Together, they formulate a daring plan to escape to democratic West Germany in a hot air balloon, but Peter and Guenter realize that they have to build a very special lighter-than-air craft to carry both themselves and their families to safety. Night Crossing also features Jane Alexander, Doug McKeon, and Keith McKeon as members of the Strelzyk Family, and Glynnis O'Connor, Michael Liesik, and Geoffrey Liesik as the Wetzels.

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Cast

John Hurt
as Peter Strelzyks
Jane Alexander
as Doris Strelzyk
Glynnis O'Connor
as Petra Wetzel
Ian Bannen
as Josef Keller
Doug McKeon
as Frank Strelzyks
Keith McKeon
as Fitscher Strelzyks
Beau Bridges
as Gunter Wetzel
Geoffrey Liesik
as Little Peter Wetzel
Michael Liesik
as Andreas Wetzel
Anne Stallybrass
as Magda Keller
Matthew G. Taylor
as Lucas Keller
Günter Meisner
as Maj. Koerner
Sky du Mont
as Ziegler
Jan Niklas
as Lt. Fehler
Kay Walsh
as Doris' Mother
Carola Höhn
as Petra's Mother
Irene Prador
as Mrs. Roseler
Carola Hoehn
as Petra's Mother
Osman Ragheb
as Store Supervisor
Ursula Ludwig
as 1st Store Clerk
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Night Crossing proves that a family united in a common project can accomplish near impossible things.

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