The Lives Of Others

Nominated for the 2006 Academy Award for best foreign-language film, writer-director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's feature debut is a tense and tightly plotted fictional thriller is based on real tactics used by the Stasi — East Germany's secret police force — to spy on and interrogate their own citizens. East Berlin, 1984: Captain Gerd Wiesler...read more

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  • Released: 2006
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Nominated for the 2006 Academy Award for best foreign-language film, writer-director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's feature debut is a tense and tightly plotted fictional thriller is based on real tactics used by the Stasi — East Germany's secret polic… (more)

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