The Reader

2008 • 2 h 4 min DramaRomanceWarSexy Germany, United States

Movie. The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as a concentration camp guard late in the war. He alone realizes that Hanna is illiterate and may be concealing that fact at the expense of her freedom.

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  • Belgium Netflix Belgium Available since: December 1, 2022 Audio: English [Original], French Subtitles: Dutch, English, French
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