The Reader

2009 · 2 hr 4 min

R7.663%79%74%
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 fact at the expense of her freedom.
Directed By
Stephen Daldry
Studio
Studio Babelsberg, The Weinstein Company, Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Mirage Enterprises, ARD, FFA, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM), Deutscher Filmförderfonds

Cast of The Reader

KW
Kate WinsletHanna Schmitz
RF
Ralph FiennesMichael Berg
DK
David KrossYoung Michael Berg
LO
Lena OlinRose Mather
BG
Bruno GanzProfessor Rohl
JH
VB
Volker BruchDieter Spenz
AL
Alexandra Maria LaraYoung Ilana Mather
FB
Fabian BuschHanna's Defense Council
SL
Susanne LotharCarla Berg
MH
Matthias HabichPeter Berg
SG
Sylvester GrothProsecuting Council
JT
Jürgen TarrachGerhard Bade
MG
KB
Kirsten BlockFemale Judge
MB
Margarita BroichCo-Defendant
MG
Marie GruberCo-Defendant
MB
Martin BrambachRemand Prison Guard #1
CA
Carmen-Maja AntoniPrison Librarian
HH
Heike Hanold-LynchPrison Guard
LB
Linda BassettMs. Brenner
BT
Benjamin TrinksHolger's friend

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