East Berlin, 1984. The Cold War is still raging and the communist bloc does not trust its own citizens. A Secret Police agent is tasked with conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover. Over time, rather than being coldly distant, he finds himself being absorbed by their private lives...
A great examination of life in East Germany during Communist rule, and how empathy can overcome fascism. Perfect ending.
Great performances all round, especially from the three main actors - Martina Gedeck, Ulrich Muhe and Sebastian Koch.
Well deserved its Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in 2007, and should have been nominated for more than just that.
Gerd Wiesler is an officer with the Stasi, the East German secret police. The film begins in 1984 when Wiesler attends a play
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2 hr 17 min
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