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.
The film set a record in 2006 for getting the most nominations (11) for the German Film Awards ever.
Stand still. Eyes to the floor.
Guard: Walk on.
Secretary Hempf's car is a 1980s stretch version of a Volvo 264. But all the interior scenes are shot using a Mercedes Benz S-Class Pullmann from the time of the film production. In a short clip the Mercedes is also used for an exterior shot, when Grubitz enters the car outside the ministry building.
$213,589 (USA) (9 February 2007)
$11,284,657 (USA) (7 September 2007)
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