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CMX

The Keeper

Actors:
David Kross, Freya Mavor, John Henshaw
Director:
Marcus H. Rosenmüller
Year:
2018
Rating:
TBC
Running time:
113
Genre:
Drama

The Film is presented by the JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival. The incredible true story of Bert Trautmann (David Kross), a German soldier and prisoner of war who, against a backdrop of British post-war protest and prejudice, secures the position of Goalkeeper at Manchester City, and, in doing so, becomes a footballing icon. His signing causes outrage to thousands of fans, many of them Jewish. But Bert receives support from an unexpected direction, Rabbi Alexander Altmann, who fled the Nazis.