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The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen) (2006)

The Lives of Others
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Martina Gedeck

Martina Gedeck

Christa-Maria Sieland
Ulrich Mühe

Ulrich Mühe

Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler
Sebastian Koch

Sebastian Koch

Georg Dreyman
Ulrich Tukur

Ulrich Tukur

Oberstleutnant Anton Grubitz
Thomas Thieme

Thomas Thieme

Minister Bruno Hempf
Hans-Uwe Bauer

Hans-Uwe Bauer

Paul Hauser
Volkmar Kleinert

Volkmar Kleinert

Albert Jerska
Matthias Brenner

Matthias Brenner

Karl Wallner


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3 years, 2 months ago at Feb 7 14:29
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The «Das Leben Der Anderen» a sincere attempt (within or outside the quotation marks) look at historical events but not prevent barely be baptized as such. Risky without another operation. But how and when it is not yet the world tries to find balance with capitalism triumphant winner and to dominate entirely (in the absence of counter-power), looking at the same time that others still to be exp... read more

Lives of Others.

4 years, 4 months ago at Dec 20 21:05
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''To think people like you once ruled our country...''

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

Martina Gedeck: Christa-Maria Sieland

Ulrich Mühe: Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler

Sebastian Koch: Georg Dreyman

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6 years, 8 months ago at Aug 26 2:07
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Early 1980s: the successful dramatist Georg Dreyman (Sebastian Koch) and his longtime companion and actress Christa-Maria Sieland (Martina Gedeck) are big intellectual stars in the socialist state. Minister of Culture Bruno Hempf becomes interested in Christa-Maria, and soon enough, secret service agent Wiesler (Ulrich Muhe) must listen to Sieland and Dreymann's daily life, which gradually seems t... read more
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Description: East Berlin, November 1984. Five years before its downfall, the former East-German government ensured its claim to power with a ruthless system of control and surveillance. Party-loyalist Captain Gerd Wiesler hopes to boost his career when given the job of collecting evidence against the playwright Georg Dreyman and his girlfriend, th ... (more)
Release date: 23 March 2006
Drama (30), German (29), Germany (22), 2006 (15), Political (14), 2000s (14), Cold War (12), Berlin (10), History (9), Oscar (8), East Germany (8), Prostitute (7), Secret Police (7), Communism (6), Suicide (6), Ddr (6), Politics (6), Surveillance (5), Oscar Winner (4), Playwright (4)
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