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Watch the Q&A hosted by Donna LeFont from Atlanta Film Society with the director Marcus H. Rosenmüllerm, actors Freya Mavor and David Kross, and Chris Green, a soccer player in Atlanta with a personal connection to the film.
The Keeper tells the incredible true story of Bert Trautmann (David Kross, War Horse), 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 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. Bert’s love for Margaret (Freya Mavor, Cezanne et Moi), an Englishwoman, carries him through and he wins over even his harshest opponents by winning the 1956 FA Cup Final, playing on with a broken neck to secure victory. But fate will soon twist the knife for Bert and Margaret, when their love and loyalty to each other is put to the ultimate test. In English. Not Rated. Director: Marcus H. Rosenmüller (UK 2019) 113 min.
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