Das Wunder von Bern (The Miracle of Bern)
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Das Wunder von Bern (The Miracle of Bern)
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 Gastdorf) and daughter Ingrid (Birthe Wolter) have started up their own business, while son… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A powerful story that mixes football and patriotic sentiments in a melodramatic look at immediate post-war Germany."
‑ Boyd van Hoeij, european-films.net
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