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.
Lena Olin, who played a death camp survivor in the film, had previously played a death camp survivor in Enemies, A Love Story (1989).
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.
The translation for Homer's Odyssey, which Michael reads to Hanna is by Robert Fagles, which was not published until 1996.
There are no opening credits, other than the studio logo.
English, German, Greek, Latin
$168,051 14 December 2008
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