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Keeper, The (2018)  link to Keeper, The on IMDb  

Number: 1501

poster Keeper, The

IMDb Rating:
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7.2/10 (488 votes)

Country: UK, 120 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, German

Genre(s): Drama, War, Romance, Sport, Biography

Director(s): Marcus H. Rosenmüller

Video Codec: Unknown

The Keeper tells the extraordinary love story between a young English woman and a German PoW, who together overcome prejudice, public hostility, and personal tragedy. While visiting a PoW camp near Manchester at the end of WWII, Margaret Friar, the daughter of the manager of the local football team, notices young German soldier Bert Trautmann. Her father is so taken by Bert's prowess as a goal-keeper that he gets him out of the camp to play for his local team. Margaret and Bert's love blossoms despite local hostility and resentment of the German PoWs. In the meantime, Bert's heroics in goal are noticed by Manchester's City Football Club. Rather than going back to Germany like nearly all the other camp inmates, Bert marries Margaret and signs for Man City. His signing causes outrage to thousands of Man City fans, many of them Jewish. But Margaret wins support from an unexpected direction: Rabbi Altmann, a Man City supporter who fled the Nazis, who publishes an open letter opposing the ...



photo David Kross David Kross Bert Trautmann
photo Freya Mavor Freya Mavor Margaret
photo John Henshaw John Henshaw Jack Friar
photo Harry Melling Harry Melling Sergeant Smythe
photo Michael Socha Michael Socha Bill Twist

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: Unknown