The Reader

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Original title The Reader
Category Drama, Romance
UK Release Date
Production year 2008
Production Country
Directors Stephen Daldry
Cast Lena Olin, Susanne Lothar, David Kross, Alexandra Maria Lara, Matthias Habich, Bruno Ganz, Volker Bruch, Ralph Fiennes, Burghart Klaußner, Fabian Busch, Karoline Herfurth, Hannah Herzsprung, Vijessna Ferkic, Kate Winslet, Jeanette Hain
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In fifties Germany, a tram conductor embarks on an intellectual and erotic affair with a 15 year-old schoolboy. Despite their intense bond, Michael is left confused and heartbroken when Hanna mysteriously disappears one day. Years later the pair are reunited, as Michael watches Hanna being put on trial, the reasons for her departure soon become clear and many deep screts are uncovered.