1979, East Germany during the height of the Cold War – two ordinary families yearning for freedom secretly form a great escape plan to get across to the West. With courage and ingenuity as their main weapons, they build a hot air balloon with small pieces of cloth for their eight family-members to fly over the Iron Curtain. But an initial failure puts their entire plan in jeopardy, setting off a dangerous race against time for a second attempt, with the State Police now hot on their heels…
Balloon flies into cinemas October 31.
The Australian Jewish News has 20 double passes (10 for Melbourne, 10 for Sydney) to give away to the film.
Competition entries close 30 Oct at noon.
This competition is open to Australian residents only. Employees of The Australian Jewish News and their immediate families are ineligible to enter. Competition entries close 30 Oct 2019. The winners will be drawn at The AJN Melbourne office on 30 Oct 2019. The winners will be drawn randomly and contacted by email only, using the email registered by the winner. The AJN cannot be held responsible for entrants failing to check their email or providing incorrect information. Winners’ names and details may be passed on to the promoter for winners to redeem prizes. Please note that the prizes are only those mentioned in the competition notice and are non-exchangeable. Tickets are strictly only available for the allocated performance and the allocated seat reflected on the ticket. Winners’ names will not be published due to privacy concerns, however, winners’ names will be kept on record at The Australian Jewish News Melbourne office. Unless otherwise notified, winners must pick up their prize from the AJN offices, located at Level 1, 589 Glenhuntly Road, Elsternwick, Victoria or Level 1, 55 Grafton Street, Bondi Junction, NSW. NSW Permit Number: LTPM/08/00233