The Lives of Others

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The Lives of Others

germany berlin, germany berlin wall corruption german democratic republic stasi blackmail cold war soviet union propaganda freedom of speech house search artists' life spying government interrogation surveillance heartbreak east germany communism political thriller

The Lives of Others

Release Date: March 15, 2006

Year    :   2006
Slogan    :   «Before the Fall of the Berlin Wall, East Germany's Secret Police Listened to Your Secrets.»
Genres    :   Drama, Thriller
Production Companies    :   Sony Pictures Classics, Wiedemann & Berg Film, Creado Film, ARD
Director    :   Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Producers    :   Andreas Schreitmüller, Simone Bär, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Max Wiedemann, Quirin Berg, Tom Sternitzke, Christine Haupt, Claudia Gladziejewski, Monika Lobkowicz, Dirk Hamm, Eva Simonet, Sally Steele
Writers    :   Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
RunTime    :   137 mins.
Budget    :   2000000
Revenue    :   70000000

A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the system.

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