R | | Drama, Thriller
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.
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.
Stand still. Eyes to the floor.
Guard: Walk on.
When Wiesler goes to the observatory post in the uppermost floor of Dreyman's house he comes from the far right. His assistant leaves through the main door, which is probably the only entrance to the uppermost floor. In the other scenes Wiesler enters through the main door.
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