Film Info: Weg ohne Umkehr

No Way Back (Weg ohne Umkehr)

Berlin 1953: A Soviet engineer slowly but surely recognizes advantages of freedom and flees to the west.


Victor Vicas was born in 1918 in Moscow and died in 1985 Paris. A selection of his films includes: The Invisible Ink (1950), No Way Back (Weg ohne Umkehr, 1953), Herr ueber Leben und Tod (1954), The Wayward Bus (1957), Jack & Jenny (1963), Samantha (TV, 1981), among others.
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 1953
Director Victor Vicas
Screenplay Victor Vicas, Gerhard T. Buchholz
Cinematography Klaus von Rautenfeld
Cast Karl John, René Deltgen, Ruth Niehaus, Ivan Desny, Lila Kedrova
Producer Gerhard T. Buchholz
Production Companies Occident Film, Trans-Rhein Film
Length 95 min
Format b&w
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Awards German Film Award 1954