Das Leben der Anderen Poster

The Lives of Others (2006)

Das Leben der Anderen - German Original Title


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Plot  In 1984 East Germany, Stasi officer Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler is assigned to spy on playwright Georg Dreyman. Wiesler and his team bug the apartment, set up surveillance equipment in an attic and begin reporting Dreyman's activities. Dreyman had escaped state scrutiny due to his pro-Communist views and international recognition. Wiesler soon learns the real reason behind the surveillance: Minister of Culture Bruno Hempf covets Dreyman's girlfriend, actress Christa-Maria Sieland, and is trying to eliminate his rival. While Wiesler's boss, Grubitz, sees an opportunity for advancement, Wiesler, an idealist, is horrified. Through his surveillance, Wiesler knows Dreyman and Sieland are in love. Minister Hempf uses Sieland's vulnerability as an insecure actress whose livelihood is dependent on state approval of stagecraft to coerce her into having sex with him. After discovering Sieland's relationship with Hempf, Dreyman implores her not to meet him again. Sieland flees to a nearby bar where Wi...  


Ulrich Mühe
Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler
Martina Gedeck
Christa-Maria Sieland
Sebastian Koch
Georg Dreyman
Ulrich Tukur
Oberstleutnant Anton Grubitz
Thomas Thieme
Minister Bruno Hempf
Herbert Knaup
Gregor Hessenstein
Bastian Trost
Häftling 227
Werner Daehn
Stasi officer-in-charge at house search


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