The Reader

The Reader The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as a concentration camp guard late in the war. He alone realizes that Hanna is illiterate and may be concealing that fact at the expense of her freedom.

Average Score : 74

Behind the mystery lies a truth that will make you question everything you know.

Status: Released

Release Date: 2008-01-02

Geners Drama Romance

Production Companies The Weinstein Company Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen Mirage Enterprises Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM) Studio Babelsberg FFA Deutscher Filmförderfonds Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg ARD

Production Countries Germany,United States of America,

Run time: 124 minutes

Budget: $32,000,000

Revenue: $108,902,486