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The Lives of Others

Oscar-winning drama set in 1980s East Germany about a Stasi agent, employed to spy on a dramatist and his lover, who becomes increasingly fascinated by the lives of his subjects.

Award-winning political thriller set in 1980s East Germany. Captain Wiesler works for the Stasi, the secret police, and is asked to keep surveillance on a playwright, Georg Dreyman, whose loyalty to the party is under question. During the surveillance Weisler is slowly drawn into Georg's life and begins to question his own ideals.

2 hours, 17 minutes

Last on

Sat 27 Sep 2014 00:10

Credits

Role Contributor
Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Christa-Maria Sieland Martina Gedeck
Captain Gerd Wiesler Ulrich Muhe
Georg Dreyman Sebastian Koch
Lieutenant Colonel Anton Grubitz Ulrich Tukur
Minister Bruno Hempf Thomas Thieme
Paul Hauser Hans-Uwe Bauer
Gregor Hessenstein Herbert Knaup
Albert Jerska Volkmar Kleinert
Karl Wallner Matthias Brenner
Udo Charly Hubner
Detainee 227 Bastian Trost
Frau Meineke Marie Gruber
Writer Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Producer Quirin Berg
Producer Max Wiedemann
Composer Stephane Moucha
Composer Gabriel Yared
Director of photography Hagen Bogdanski

Broadcasts

  • Tue 2 Mar 2010 22:00
  • Thu 4 Mar 2010 01:45
  • Sun 7 Aug 2011 23:30
  • Sun 7 Aug 2011 23:35
  • Sat 27 Sep 2014 00:10