The Lives of Others (2006)

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In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.


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  • Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck in The Lives of Others (2006)
  • Sebastian Koch in The Lives of Others (2006)
  • Martina Gedeck and Sebastian Koch in The Lives of Others (2006)

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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Writer:

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Did You Know?

Trivia

According to Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's commentary on the deleted scene of the prostitute at Wiesler's apartment, he auditioned real prostitutes for the part, until finally casting body painter Gabi Fleming.


Quotes

Guard: Stand still. Eyes to the floor.
Guard: Walk on.


Goofs

When Dreyman finds Wiesler in the end, the cars in the background are current, not from 1991.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Drama | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

30 March 2007

Language

German


Country of Origin

Germany

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€814,337 (Germany) (26 March 2006)

Gross:

$11,286,112 (USA) (13 September 2007)

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