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The Lives of Others

2006 , 2h 17m
Overview

A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the system.

  • Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
  • Stars: Martina Gedeck, Ulrich Mühe, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur, Thomas Thieme

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Film Awards

80 wins118 nominations
out of 6,080 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

    Winner
  • BAFTA Awards

    Best Film Not in the English Language

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  • Golden Globes, USA

    Best Foreign Language Film

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Ratings

8.4
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    The Lives of Others FAQ

    The production budget of The Lives of Others was 2,000,000 USD.
    The full version of The Lives of Others is provided by Netflix , Amazon Video , YouTube , FandangoNOW , Google Play Movies , DIRECTV , Apple iTunes , Vudu , Microsoft Store
    The genre of The Lives of Others is Drama,Thriller.
    On November 27, 2020, the IMDB rating of The Lives of Others is 8.4/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 93/100, Metacritic rating is 89/100, TMDB rating is 8/10.
    On November 27, 2020, there were 5224 public reaction to The Lives of Others including masterful story, with memorable moments, more thrilling, more intense, too thrilling.
    The Lives of Others won 2007 Academy Awards, USA, 2008 BAFTA Awards, 2008 ACCEC Awards, 2008 Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards, 2008 Central Ohio Film Critics Association, 2008 César Awards, France, 2008 Chlotrudis Awards, 2008 Cinema Brazil Grand Prize, 2008 Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain, 2008 Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards and 47 others.
    The release date of The Lives of Others is March 15, 2006.
    The certification of The Lives of Others is R.
    The runtime of The Lives of Others is 137 minutes.
    The casts of The Lives of Others are Martina Gedeck starring as Christa-Maria Sieland, Ulrich Mühe starring as Gerd Wiesler, Sebastian Koch starring as Georg Dreyman, Ulrich Tukur starring as Anton Grubitz, Thomas Thieme starring as Bruno Hempf, Hans-Uwe Bauer starring as Paul Hauser.
    The revenue of The Lives of Others was 70,000,000 USD.
    A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the system..