Crew & Cast

All crew and cast that helped make this film a reality

Catherine Lurie
Director / Producer / Writer
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Catherine Lurie

Director / Producer / Writer

Catherine Lurie-Alt is a film producer and journalist based in London. She was the youngest investigative journalist ever appointed to the Business section of the Sunday Times in South Africa. Currently she is the European Correspondent for the New York-based TV Channel JBS and is a member of the Foreign Press Association. Catherine conceived the idea of Back to Berlin after working as a correspondent covering the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel, where she found, produced and directed five other human interest stories. Catherine has had a long association with the Maccabiah. She joined the Committee of 18 in LA in 2011 and the Board of Trustees for Maccabi World Union (MWU) in 2013. She is also a UK member of the European Jewish Parliament. Her company, Luria Media, is developing and producing multimedia projects focusing on subjects relating to humanitarian causes and foreign politics.

Larry King
Executive Producer / Narrator
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Larry King

Executive Producer / Narrator

Larry King is an American television and radio host whose work has been recognised with awards including 2 Peabodys and 10 Cable ACE Awards. From 1985 to 2010, he hosted the nightly interview television program Larry King Live on CNN. He currently hosts Larry King Now and Politicking with Larry King on Hulu and RT America.

Jason Isaacs
Narrator
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Jason Isaacs

Narrator

Jason Isaacs (born 6 June 1963) is an English actor and producer, best known for playing Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series, Colonel William Tavington in The Patriot, and criminal Michael Caffee in the Showtime series Brotherhood. In December 2016, he played “Hap” Percy in the Netflix supernatural series The OA. He currently plays Captain Gabriel Lorca, the commanding officer of the USS Discovery in Star Trek: Discovery and provides the voice of The Inquisitor, Sentinel, in Star Wars Rebels, the animated television series.

Outside of film and television, his stage roles include Louis Ironson in Declan Donnellan‘s 1992 and 1993 Royal National Theatre London premières of Parts One (Millennium Approaches) and Two (Perestroika) of Tony Kushner‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes,[3] and as Ben, one of two hitmen, playing opposite Lee Evans as Gus, in Harry Burton’s 50th-anniversary revival of Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter‘s 1957 two-hander The Dumb Waiter at Trafalgar Studios in the West EndHe starred in the NBC drama Awake as Detective Michael Britten from March to May 2012.

Julian Rodd
Editor
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Julian Rodd

Editor

Julian started as an Assistant Editor with directors as diverse as Nic Roeg, Peter Greenaway & Ridley Scott. He was an Associate Editor on “A Brief History of Time” which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance in 1992. He recently completed cutting with Terry Jones on “Absolutely Anything”  starring Simon Pegg and Kate Beckinsale and Robin Williams in his final role. Past films include “The Walker” for Paul Schrader and “The Secret of Moonacre” directed by Gabor Csupo. He has edited a variety of documentaries, all of which have been nominated for awards. He was the editor for one episode of “Long Way Down”. In 2011 Julian edited the pilot for the 2014 TV BAFTA winner “Long Lost Family”. He was part of the multi Emmy nominated 2013 series “The Bible”.

Andrew Quigley
Editor
Michael Stevens
Composer
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Michael Stevens

Composer

Michael composed and produced the score for Clint Eastwood’s acclaimed drama “Gran Torino,” for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song. He also wrote the original scores for many of Eastwood’s films, including “Invictus” and “Million Dollar Baby”. He scored “An Unlikely Weapon”, which won Best Documentary at the 2009 Avignon Film Festival. In 2010 Michael wrote the score for the documentary “Pieds Nus Sur Les Limaces”, which received the art cinema award in Cannes. His work also includes the French Thriller “Dans La Tourmente” and “Medecin Chef”. His work with the Italian director Bruno Oliviero in “La Variabile Humana” was chosen for the opening night of The Locarno Film Festival. As a songwriter, Michael has written and produced songs for Charlotte Gainsbourg, Petula Clark and Helene Segara.

Eyal Ben Yaish
Cinematographer
Anthony Alt
Executive Producer
Elliott Bernerd
Executive Producer
Stuart Urban
Executive Producer
Rosa Russo
Line Producer
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Rosa Russo

Line Producer

Rosa is an award-winning producer and director: her experience ranges from creative to logistical, and she has taken on projects of different strands of the film industry from any stage. Rosa started her career as a theatre Assistant Director and Light Designer but soon moved in the film industry working as First Assistant Director with established Italian independent filmmakers. Rosa has gone on to become an accomplished Producer, with some of her films selected to participate in international festivals. Her titles include “Capo Nord”, “Le Vite degli Altri”, “Borges and I”, and “May I Kill U”. Her directorial debut, the documentary “Everyday But Sunday” won the 2010 Unicef Award at OETI. She is also working on her next feature documentary “OneGirl”, which has been awarded the development fund by Media Programme.

Phelim McAleer
Associate Producer
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Phelim McAleer

Associate Producer

Phelim is a journalist, film producer and director based in L.A. For his last film, “Fracknation”, McAleer bypassed traditional funding methods turning to crowd- funding website Kickstarter where 3,305 backers donated $212,265. Phelim is also the director and producer of the feature documentary “Not Evil Just Wrong” and “Mine Your Own Business”. McAleer has also worked on documentaries for the BBC, CBC (Canada) and RTE (Ireland). As a journalist he covered the Northern Ireland Troubles during the height of the conflict and was also a reporter for the UK Sunday Times, the Financial Times and The Economist covering post-communist eastern Europe.

Peter Kelly
Associate Producer
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Peter Kelly

Associate Producer

Peter has reported, directed and produced over 250 documentaries embracing development and social issues, history, science, the arts, human rights, faith and topical issues. He earned his first credit as a television director for Irish TV in 1987. Issues of the developing world have been prominent in Peter’s work and a 1996 documentary on Liberian refugees won the UCIP International Award for Solidarity with Refugees.  Other international awards for documentaries directed by Peter include a Silver Screen Award from the US International Film and Video Festival (2010), The Prestige Gold Award (2012) and the Accolade Award of Merit (2013).  Peter continues to produce and direct documentary TV series and singles and his work has been broadcast worldwide on stations as diverse as CNN and Al Jazeera.

Oren Ziv Boain
Sound Recordist
Philip Alton
Sound Editor
Ziv Schlomo Binunski
Cameraman / Cinematographer

Full Crew List

Alexandros Lountzis
Greek Drone Pilot
Angela Jackson
Legal Office
Asher Wexler
Bikers’ Support Team 
Clintons Solicitors
Legal Office
Daniel Ziss
Czech Fixer
Doron Golan
Bikers’ Support Team 
Dudi Kaufman
Israeli Drone Pilot 
Elena Santamaria
Production Coordinator
Elisabeth Pirsch
Post Production Manager
Elitsa Terziyska
Bulgaria Interpreter
Eliyahu Dassa
Camera Assistant 
Eliza Zolnai
Hungarian Sound Mixer
Essex Insurance Brokers Limited
Insurance Broker
Gottlieb Gera Engel & Co. Advocates
Legal Office
Great Lakes Reinsurance Plc.
Insurance Company
Hagit Boland
Translator
Istvan Szony
Hungarian Cameraman
Joe Heath
Assistant Editors / Production Assistant 
Jonathan Ghariani
Translator
Julian Hall
Production Assistant 
LOOL TV Aerial Photography
Israeli Drone Pilot 
Maldeco
Accountant
Marty Webb
Colourist / Online Film Editor
Michał Domański
Polish Drone Pilot
Paolo Guglielmotti
Production Manager
Peter Berend
Hungarian Camera Assistant
Rafal Jaroslaw Kadlcik
Polish Interpreter
Richard Lewis
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Richard Smith
Production Assistant 
Sarah Strebelow
Researcher
Sébastien Rostagno
Music Orchestrated & Conducted By
Serge Raffet
Associate Producer
Simon Mackenzie
Assistant Editors
Sugarcane Studios London
Soundtrack Mixing Studio
Tambit
Graphic Design & Restoration
Tibor Góré
Hungarian Drone Pilot
Victoria Bate
Assistant Editors
Vincenzo Marinese
Archive Restoration
Yosef Alony
Still Photographers
Yuri Ratomski
Bikers’ Support Team 
Archive Footage & Stills

Anthony Georgieff, Associated Press, British Pathé, Bulgarian National Archives,
Chronos Media, Haupstadtsport Archive, Israel Film Archive
MWU Museum and Archive, National Centre For Jewish Film Stock Video,
Producers Library, Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive UCLA Film and Television Archive,
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Transit Film/Bundesarchiv

Mixed

Sugarcane Studios London

Music Orchestrated and Conducted By

Sébastien Rostagno

With The Support Of

 Maccabi World Union
David de Rothschild
David Lahmi
The Kroll Kids Foundation
The Kirsch Family Foundation
Jonathan Lourie
Patricia Kenner
George Blumenthal
Morris W. Offit
Ann & Steven Stoller
Tovah Feldschuh
Stanley Vickers
Kenneth Epstein
Maggie Goldstein
Rafi & Dale Zakland
Gordon Moskovitz
Carolyn Coplan
Chava Alter
Stewart Cahn
Michaela & Ulrich von Schweinitz
A H Levy
Ester Braver
Eliott Rose
Carol Lipsky
Paul Engelmayer