• User


Germany, 1971: Erika (Anna Schudt) is actually completely overwhelmed by her work in the butchery of husband Kurt (Christian Erdmann), the education of three common children and additional obligations, which brings the village life, as her doctor also revealed that she is pregnant again. Another baby is the last thing she needs now, and so she decides to drive to her sister Charlotte (Alwara Höfels) to Cologne and let the baby abortively secretly abort. Since there are complications during the surgery and Erika can only be rescued, but her husband still learns from the matter. It comes to a huge dispute, in which another topic is the future of daughter Ulrike (Lene Oderich). Without further ado Erika then packs her things and moves with her children to Charlotte. But at a time when legislation inevitably makes her dependent on her husband, she is denied a self-determined new beginning. Erika decides to do something to change that ..

  1. Isabel Kleefeld


  2. Ruth Olshan


  3. Heike Fink


  4. Andrea Stoll


Top Billed Cast

  1. Anna Schudt

    Anna Schudt

    Erika Gerlach

  2. Christian Erdmann

    Christian Erdmann

    Kurt Gerlach

  3. Alwara Höfels

    Alwara Höfels

    Charlotte Nikowski

  4. Marie-Anne Fliegel

    Annie Gerlach

  5. Lene Oderich

    Lene Oderich

    Ulrike Gerlach

Full Cast & Crew

Aufbruch in die Freiheit
Aufbruch in die Freiheit


We don't have enough data to suggest any movies based on Aufbruch in die Freiheit. You can help by rating movies you've seen.


Status Released

Release Information

  • October 29, 2018


Original Language German

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -



No keywords have been added.

Content Score


Almost there...

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.


s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page