Keeper, The

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Showings

Historic Artcraft Theatre Tue, Oct 15 5:00 PM
Film Info
Film Type:Cultural Journey: Germany
Narrative Feature
Themes:Drama
Current Events/History
Romance
Release Year:2018
Runtime:120
Production Country:Germany
Original Language:German
Subtitles:Yes
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Marcus H. Rosenmüller

Description

She finds him in a local Nazi POW camp outside Manchester at the end of WWII when hostility towards Germany is palpable. He is the famous footballer Bert Trautmann; “The Keeper” is based on his personal story. Bert’s football skills are noted by Manchester City and they pick him up as a goalie. His signing causes outrage within the community but Margaret campaigns for him and gets support from a local Rabbi. Bert’s talent shines at the 1956 FA Cup Final when he secures victory for Manchester City by playing despite a broken neck

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