Berlin 36 2009
- 100 minutes
Berlin, 1936. The U.S. threatens to boycott the Olympic games because of Hitler's racial policies. They insist that Nazi Germany allow Jews on their team, and specifically demand the participation of Jewish high jumper Gretel Bergmann, the leading high jumper of her time. The Nazis reluctantly decide to include her, but to make sure she doesn't win a gold medal, they send in Marie Ketteler - in reality a man - as her rival. Two weeks before the games, Gretel is barred from participating. But Gretel and Marie have forged a strong friendship during their training. It is now up to Marie to decide on whose side she really is...