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The Life of the otheres

Germany, 2008, 137 MIN, Feature
Starring: Martina Gedeck, Ulrich Mühe, Sebastian Koch
Directed by: Florian Henckel von donnersmarck
Language: German with English Subtitle

The horrifying, sometimes unintentionally funny system of observation in the former East Germany. In the early 1980s, the successful dramatist Georg Dreyman and his longtime companion Christa-Maria Sieland, a popular actress, are big intellectual stars in the socialist state, although they secretly don't always think loyal to the party line. One day, the Minister of Culture becomes interested in Christa, so the secret service agent Wiesler is instructed to observe and sound out the couple, but their life fascinates him more and more...

Awards and Festivals: Won Best Forign Langugae Film, Oscar 2007
Won European Film Award 2006
Won COFCA Prize, Central Ohio Film Critices Association 2008
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