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The Reader (2008)

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THE READER opens in post-WWII Germany when teenager Michael Berg becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secre… View More
Genres Drama, Romance
Director Stephen Daldry
Starring Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, David Kross, Bruno Ganz View More
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Movie Summary

THE READER opens in post-WWII Germany when teenager Michael Berg becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from "The Odyssey," "Huck Finn," and "The Lady with the Little Dog." Despite their intense bond, Hanna mysteriously disappears one day and Michael is left confused and heartbroken.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Romance
Director Stephen Daldry
Starring Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, David Kross, Bruno Ganz, Matthias Habich, Susanne Lothar, Karoline Herfurth, Lena Olin, Volker Bruch
Studio Name The Weinstein Company
Release Date 2008
VUDU Release Date 04/14/2009
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 123 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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