Forbidden Flight

Society & Culture Uncategorized
Hester Overmars
Zuidenwind Film Productions and NCRV Television
HD available

The fascinating escape story of the eastern German family Anhalt. In the early 80’s the young couple Anhalt from the GDR was building a single engine aircraft to escape from the communist dictatorship. They were betrayed, arrested and imprisoned. Relatives took care of the upbringing of their two children. Thirty years later the family looks back on their history. What have been the consequences of the failed escape attempt? And how do these events affect their ideas about freedom?