The Tunnel

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Der Tunnel is a made-for-television German film released in 2001 and loosely based on true events in Berlin following the closing of the East German border in August 1961 and the subsequent construction of the Berlin Wall. Roland Suso Richter directed the film. read more
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Der Tunnel is a made-for-television German film released in 2001 and loosely based on true events in Berlin following the closing of the East German border in August 1961 and the subsequent construction of the Berlin Wall. Roland Suso Richter directed the film. The theatrical release is 20 minutes shorter than the original television version. The subtitled English version was not available until 2005.

Original Release

01/21/2001

Cast

Heino Ferch Harry Melchior
Nicolette Krebitz Friederike " Fritzi " Scholz
Sebastian Koch Matthis Hiller
Alexandra Maria Lara Lotte Lohmann
Claudia Michelsen Carola Hiller
Felix Eitner Fred von Klausnitz
Mehmet Kurtulus Vittorio Castanza
Heinrich Schmieder Theo Lohmann
Uwe Kockisch Oberst Krüger
Karin Baal Marianne von Krausnitz
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Roland Suso Richter

Writers

Johannes W. Betz

Cast

Heino Ferch Harry Melchior
Nicolette Krebitz Friederike " Fritzi " Scholz
Sebastian Koch Matthis Hiller
Alexandra Maria Lara Lotte Lohmann
Claudia Michelsen Carola Hiller
Felix Eitner Fred von Klausnitz
Mehmet Kurtulus Vittorio Castanza
Heinrich Schmieder Theo Lohmann
Uwe Kockisch Oberst Krüger
Karin Baal Marianne von Krausnitz
Dorothea Moritz Hermine
Wolf-Dietrich Sprenger Fotograf Grüner
Florian Panzner Heiner
Sarah Kubel Ina Lohmann
Ruth Glöss Mutter Fritzi
Wilfried Hochholdinger Bellofs
Christine Harbort Frau Meckel
Wilhelm Manske Kaderführer
Gode Benedix Herbert König
Simon von Parys William Ogilvie

Producers

Madeleine Remy Executive Producer
Alicia Remirez Executive Producer

Editors

Peter R. Adam

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