The Reader (2008)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance

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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.


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  • Ralph Fiennes in The Reader (2008)
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  • Haaz Sleiman at an event for The Reader (2008)

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Release Date:

30 January 2009


English, German, Greek, Latin

Country of Origin

USA, Germany

Box Office


$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£671,064 (UK) (4 January 2009)


$34,194,407 (USA)

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