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.
First feature film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.
Stand still. Eyes to the floor.
Guard: Walk on.
In the attic listening post, Udo once addresses Wiesler as "Hauptmann" which the subtitles translate as "Comerade"; however, hauptmann is Wiesler's rank: captain. The spoken line was like a formal "yes, Captain" rather than "yes, comrade".
€814,337 (Germany) (26 March 2006)
$11,286,112 (USA) (13 September 2007)
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