Shores of Hope (Wir wollten aufs Meer) 9 years old

Shores of Hope

In this vivid historical drama set in 1980s East Germany, two dockworkers and best friends who dream of escaping the repressive regime are forced to choose their loyalties when the state police promise them safe passage out of the country — if they inform on their co-workers and union leader.


Shores of Hope Cast

Name Character
August Diehl He was 36, now 46 years old as Andreas Hornung
Ronald Zehrfeld He was 35, now 45 years old as Matthias Schönherr
Carina N. Wiese She was 44, now 54 years old as Gabi
Rolf Hoppe He was 81, now 91 years old as Oberst Seler
Hans-Uwe Bauer He was 56, now 66 years old as Ralfi
Annika Blendl She was 31, now 41 years old as Sabine Schönherr
Sebastian Hülk He was 37, now 47 years old as Burkhart
Sven Pippig He was 49, 50 years old when he died as Unterleutnant Kugler
Thomas Lawinky He was 47, now 57 years old as Eberhard Fromm
Torsten Michaelis He was 51, now 61 years old as Schließer
Alexander Fehling He was 31, now 41 years old as Cornelis Schmidt
Phuong Thao Vu as Phuong Mai
Sylvester Groth He was 54, now 64 years old as Roman
Johann Jürgens He was 26, now 36 years old as Teucher
Heike Hanold-Lynch She was 49, now 59 years old as OP Schwester

Shores of Hope Crew

Name Department
Toke Constantin Hebbeln as Director. He was 33 (now 43) years old Directing
Toke Constantin Hebbeln as Writer. He was 33 (now 43) years old Writing
Ronny Schalk as Writer. He was 33 (now 43) years old Writing
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Shores of Hope (9 years)

  • Release day: Tuesday, July 03, 2012
  • Runtime: 116 minutes