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.
Kate Winslet won the Best Actress Oscar for her performance in this film, but Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globes for the same film. All four of her fellow nominees (Meryl Streep, Angelina Jolie, Melissa Leo and Anne Hathaway) in the Best Actress category at the Academy Awards that year have won Best ... ...
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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