West (2013)

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  • Westen Original

Synopsis

After her boyfriend dies in a car crash an East German woman emigrates to West Germany with their young son. But her dreams of a new life are diverted when they find themselves in the limbo of a cramped emergency camp in West Berlin. Interrogated by officers of the Allied intelligence agencies she discovers that her partner was suspected of being a spy.

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