The Miracle of Lengede

TV Movie


As Bernhard Wolter finally sees the sunlight again after 14 days of complete darkness in a field soaked by rain near Lengede in Lower Saxony on 7 November 1963, an indescribable jubilation erupts. The last of 11 presumed dead miners, he collapses into the arms of his equally exhausted rescuers and is carried the to the waiting ambulance.


Broadcaster: Sat.1
Executive Producer: Michael Souvignier
Director: Kaspar Heidelbach
Camera: Daniel Koppelkamm
Script: Benedikt Röskau
Line Producer: Volker Hahn
Production Manager: Peer Hartwig
Production Design: Frank Godt
Costume Design: Cordelia Hübner
Make-up: Udo Riemer, Renate Bredereck
Casting: Anja Dihrberg
Editing: Hedy Altschiller

Starring: Heino Ferch, Jan Josef Liefers, Jürgen Schornagel, Heike Makatsch, Nadja Uhl, Axel Prahl, Uwe and Armin Rhode, Benjamin Sadler, Thomas Heinze and many more.