On August 30, 1978, anEast German couple, traveling with their child, used a toy gun to hijack an airliner to a US base in West Germany. Now they must stand trial in a potentially explosive fight for their freedom in this taut, political thriller based on a true story. Martin Sheen stars as Herbert J Stern, the American judge brought to West Berlin to preside over the complex, precedent shattering case. Sean Penn gives an electrifying performance as the sole eyewitness to the incident-whose testimony holds the key to freedom or imprisonment for the hijackers. A compelling drama set against an intricate tapestry of international intrigue.
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