The Innocent (1994)

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  • ...und der Himmel steht still Alternative

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After the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, British businessman Leonard Marnham returns to the city at the invitation of Maria, the woman he loved and lost there at the height of the Cold War. He recalls that when he first came to Berlin in 1955 as a young and naive telephone engineer he was recruited to assist a British-American espionage operation and became involved in a project to tap into Soviet telephone lines.

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