- US / Germany
- 2h 3min
- Directed by: Stephen Daldry
- Written by: David Hare
- Cast: Kate Winslet, David Kross, Ralph Fiennes
- Website: www.thereader-movie.com
In a West German town at the end of the 1950s, 15-year-old Michael (Kross) starts a passionate affair with Hanna (Winslet), a tram conductor more than twice his age. But after a few months, Hanna suddenly disappears, and it's almost a decade before Michael sees her again. By this time he is a law student - and she is standing trial for war crimes.
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The Reader11 Dec 2008
(15) 123min In a West German town at the end of the 1950s, 15-year-old Michael (David Kross) starts a passionate affair with Hanna (Kate Winslet), a tram conductor more than twice his age. The relationship is sweet as well as sexually charged – Michael…
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