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Balloon (12A)

In this tense, gripping thriller based on an incredible true story, two East German families who build a hot-air balloon to try and escape to West Germany during the Cold War.

Two East German families who build a hot-air balloon to try and escape to West Germany during the Cold War.


Purchasing the cloth in different towns to avoid rousing suspicion and sewing over a million square-metres of fabric in secret, after a botched first attempt the families become increasingly desperate to try again as they come under increasing surveillance from the East German secret police.


A tense, gripping thriller based on an incredible true story.


One of July's MyPhoenix Passport film selection. Members and Friends tickets are £5 – buy your tickets from Box Office to take advantage of this special pricing

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