The Keeper (Trauttman)

Marcus H. Rosenmüller I 2018 I 120 min I UK/Germany | English subtitles

Showings

Great Neck Squire Cinemas Sun, Nov 10, 2019 7:00 PM
Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Art Music & Sports Films
Historical Social & Political Films
Jewish Interest
Narrative Films
World Cinema
Release Year:2018
Running Time:120 minutes
Production Country:UK/ Germany
Original Language:German
Subtitles:English
Festival Awards:OFFICIAL SELECTION: Berlin International Film Festival
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:David Kross
Freya Mavor
John Henshaw
Director:Marcus H. Rosenmüller
Producer:Chris Curling
Robert Marciniak
Steve Milne
Tom Blieninger (Line producer)
Stephan Mallmann (Associate Producer)
Co-Producer:Lars Wiebe
Production Company:Lieblingsfilm
ZephyrFilms
British Film Company
Screenwriter:Marcus H. Rosenmüller
Cinematography:Daniel Gottschalk
Editing By:Alexander Berner
Extra Search Properties
Date Search:Sun 11/10
Venue:Great Neck Squire Theater
Connect With The Film
Website:http://thekeeperfilm.co.uk/
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TheKeeperFilmUK/
https://www.facebook.com/trautmann.derfilm/
Twitter:@thekeeperfilm

Description

The incredible true story of Bert Trautmann (David Kross), a German soldier and prisoner of war who, against a backdrop of British post-war protest and prejudice, secures the position of Goalkeeper at Manchester City, and in doing so becomes a footballing icon. His signing causes outrage to thousands of fans, many of them Jewish. But Bert receives support from an unexpected direction: Rabbi Alexander Altmann, who fled the Nazis. Bert’s love for Margaret (Freya Mavor), an Englishwoman, carries him through and he wins over even his harshest opponents by winning the 1956 FA Cup Final, playing on with a broken neck to secure victory. But fate will soon twist the knife for Bert and Margaret, when their love and loyalty to each other is put to the ultimate test.

OFFICIAL SELECTION: Berlin International Film Festival, San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

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