The Lives Of Others
Drama / Foreign Language
Director: Florian Henckel-Donnersmarck
Running time: 137 mins Web site: lionsgatefilms.co.uk
About The Lives Of Others
Set in East Germany in the years preceding the fall of the Berlin Wall, The Lives Of Others follows successful writer Georg Dreyman and his girlfriend, the popular actress Christa-Maria Sieland. As intellectual celebrities in the Socialist State, the forward thinking couple are accused of government betrayal and are subsequently placed under scrupulous and exhaustive surveillance. Starring Martina Gedeck, Ulrich Muhe and Sebastian Koch, The Lives Of Others is a poignant, thought-provoking and bittersweet drama. In German with Subtitles.