R | | Drama, Romance
Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
28 January 2009 | alexkolokotronis
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In 2005, Kate Winslet appeared on the English TV comedy series "Extras" as a bawdy, irreverent version of "herself." In that guise, she made fun of actors who do movies about the Holocaust specifically to try to win Oscars. Her "Kate Winslet" ... ...
You didn't wake me.
Michael Berg: You were sleeping.
Brigitte: You let me sleep because you can't bear to have breakfast with me.
When Older Michael first gets into his car, it is completely covered with dew or raindrops. In the following scene, the car is totally dry.
There are no opening credits, other than the studio logo.
English, German, Greek, Latin
£671,064 (UK) (4 January 2009)
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