The Keeper

The Keeper

Title: The Keeper

Release: 2018

Rating: 7.1

Language: English, German

Country: UK, Germany

Runtime: 120

Genre: Biography,Drama,Romance,Sport,War

The Keeper

Release 2018
Rating 7.1
Language English, German
Country UK, Germany
Runtime 120
Genre Biography,Drama,Romance,Sport,War



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 ...

Director :

Marcus H. Rosenmüller

Writer :

Marcus H. Rosenmüller, Nicholas J. Schofield

Actors :

... Bert Trautmann

... Margaret

... Jack Friar

... Jock Thompson

... Sergeant Smythe

... Bill Twist

... Tilson, Man City President