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 Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, David Kross, Lena Olin, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain, Hannah Herzsprung, Karoline Herfurth, Volker Bruch, Alexandra Maria Lara, Fabian Busch, Vijessna Ferkic, Susanne Lothar, Matthias Habich, Burghart Klaußner
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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.