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Balloon (12A)
Balloon (12A)

Monday 29 July at 7.45pm
Tuesday 30 July at 7.45pm
Wednesday 31 July at 1.30pm & 7.45pm

Running time: 125 minutes, in German with English subtitles

Director – Michael Herbig

Starring – Friedrich Mücke, Karoline Schuch, David Kross  

1979, East Germany at the height of the Cold War. Günter Wetzel (David Kross, The Reader), a bricklayer, and his friend Peter Strelzyk (Friedrich Mücke), an electrician, can no longer bear the oppressive regime. The two men and their wives resolve to undertake a mission to secretly build a hot air balloon from scratch that will carry them and their families over the border fence to freedom. Over the course of the next 18 months they sew 1,000 square metres of cloth and gather countless weather reports from West German radio with the Stasi (State Police) hot on their heels. A nerve-racking battle against the clock begins…

Evening Screening:
Tickets- £5.50
Concessions - £5.
*You can book 4 different films for £16 if bought in the same transaction. To do this online select 'Full Price' tickets for the 4 films you wish to attend and the discount will automatically be applied in your 'basket'.

*Groups of 6 or more can get tickets for £3.50 each. Bookings must be made in the same transaction and must be for the same film screening. This offer only applies to evening screenings.

 


Matinee Screening:
Tickets - £4.50
Concessions - £4

 
**Where available Tuesday evening screenings will be SUBTITLED for deaf and hard of hearing customers and will be AUDIO DESCRIBED for blind and visually impaired customers (headphones are available from the box office)**

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