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

- As young Michael's literature teacher is discussing "the notion of secrecy", the name of German author "Goethe" is on the blackboard briefly, before being wiped off. Despite the slight…More

- Stephen Daldry's first choice for the lead role was Kate Winslet, who originally turned down the offer due to a scheduling conflict with Revolutionary Road. When Nicole Kidman accepted the…More

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