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The Reader

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Original title
The Reader
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Running time
123 min.
Country
United States United States
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Co-production United States-Germany;
Genre
Drama. Romance | Nazism. Holocaust. Literature. 1950s. 1960s. 1970s. 1980s. 1990s
Synopsis
Germany after World War II. Michael Berg (David Kross), a fifteen-year-old boy, loses consciousness on his way home from school. Hanna Schmitz (Kate Winslet), a serious and reserved woman twice his age, picks him up and takes him home. A passionate, secret idyll develops between the two, only to be interrupted by Hanna's mysterious disappearance. Eight years later, as a law student, Michael meets her again, but in a situation he could never have imagined.
Awards
2008: Oscar Awards: Best Actress (Kate Winslet). 5 Nominations
2008: Golden Globes: Best Supporting Actress (Kate Winslet). 3 Nominations
2008: Screen Actors Guild: Best Supporting Actress (Kate Winslet)
2009: European Film Awards: Best Actress (Kate Winslet). 3 Nominations
2008: BAFTA Awards: Best Actress (Winslet). 5 Nominations, including Best Film
2008: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Supporting Actress (Winslet). 3 Nominations
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The Reader
2008
Stephen Daldry
7.2
(50,239)
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