The Reader

2008

R

124 Min

The Reader

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Tells the story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who as a teenager in the late 1950s had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as a concentration camp guard late in the war. He alone realizes that Hanna is illiterate and may be concealing that at the expense of her freedom.

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Released:
Dec 10th, 2008
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Country:
USA

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The Reader: Selection Process

Posted: 5 years ago

THE READER opens in post-WWII Germany when teenager Michael Berg becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to…

The Reader: Jail

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THE READER opens in post-WWII Germany when teenager Michael Berg becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to…

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The Reader

Posted: 5 years ago

THE READER opens in post-WWII Germany when teenager Michael Berg becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to…

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- In the British TV show Extras (UK), season 1 episode 3, _Kate Winslet_ has a guest appearance playing herself. In it, she says to Ricky Gervais' character that "movies about the Holocaust are…More

- Three composers were considered to compose the original music - Nico Muhly, Ozren K. Glaser and Alberto Iglesias.

- There is a scene where Michael reads to Hanna from Lady Chatterley's Lover. She tells him he should be ashamed, but when he goes to put the book away, she tells him to read on. This is…More

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