Judgment in Berlin
Judgment in Berlin ★★½ Escape to Freedom 1988 (PG)
East German family hijacks a U.S. airliner into West Germany, and then must stand trial in Berlin before a troubled American judge. Based on a true 1978 incident and the book by Herbert J. Stern. 92m/C VHS, DVD . Martin Sheen, Sam Wanamaker, Max Gail, Sean Penn, Heinz Hoenig, Carl Lumbly, Max Volkert Martens, Harris Yulin, Jutta Speidel, Juerger Hemrich; D: Leo Penn; W: Joshua Sinclair; M: Peter Goldfoot.