Peter Wensierski – Die verbotene Reise

Two students and a great adventure

In the summer of 1987, the East Berlin students Jens and Marie, for whom life in the GDR was too cramped, dared the great adventure: they forged an invitation from Mongolia and thus obtained a visa and passport for a trip to Ulan Bator. For weeks the couple in love roam the fascinating expanse of the country and then set off for China, from where they could reach the West. Finally, they stand in front of the West German embassy in Beijing. And they have to decide …