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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Trailer for The Lives of Others. This is a riveting, flawless german thriller about an East German Stasi captain drawn into the lives of his downstairs neighbors when assigned to spy on them, and his own dawning realization of the immorality of his actions.

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