The Lives of Others

2006 • 2 h 17 min DramaThriller Germany

Movie. In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

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  • Germany Netflix Germany Available since: October 3, 2017 Audio: German [Original] Subtitles: German
  • Switzerland Netflix Switzerland Available since: March 1, 2023 Audio: German [Original] Subtitles: German


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Age Rating

'The Lives of Others' is rated R, meaning it contains some adult material. This rating is given for strong and frequent language and violence, sexual content, or drug use that is not suitable for viewers under 17 without adult supervision.

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