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The Reader 2008

  • Stephen Daldry
  • December 10, 2008
  • 124 mins
  • English
  • Drama, Romance
Behind the mystery lies a truth that will make you question everything you know.
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.


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Bel drammone (ultimamente faccio parecchia fatica a seguire i drammoni...) Solide interpretazioni, una storia toccante e disseminata di parecchie questioni morali sulle responsabilità del popolo tedesco in merito alla questione olocausto... Kate Winslet brava oltre ogni dire

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AMAZING! So well played and written. So many emotions and definitely makes you think.

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Good; not great. But good. Certainly worth a look. Winslet handles the material well; can't comment on whether Revolutionary Road was better. Less about the ambiguities of war than about dealing with the terrible things that the people we love do.

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