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The Resource Das Leben der Anderen : The lives of others, eine film von Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ; eine Wiedemann & Berg Filmproduktion ; im Verleih der Buena Vista International ; in Coproduktion mit Bayerischer Rundfunk, Arte, Creado Film ; produzenten, Quirin Berg, Max Wiedemann ; buch und regie, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Das Leben der Anderen : The lives of others, eine film von Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ; eine Wiedemann & Berg Filmproduktion ; im Verleih der Buena Vista International ; in Coproduktion mit Bayerischer Rundfunk, Arte, Creado Film ; produzenten, Quirin Berg, Max Wiedemann ; buch und regie, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Label
Das Leben der Anderen : The lives of others
Title
Das Leben der Anderen
Title remainder
The lives of others
Statement of responsibility
eine film von Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ; eine Wiedemann & Berg Filmproduktion ; im Verleih der Buena Vista International ; in Coproduktion mit Bayerischer Rundfunk, Arte, Creado Film ; produzenten, Quirin Berg, Max Wiedemann ; buch und regie, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Title variation
Lives of others
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • ger
Summary
East Berlin, 1984. Capt. Gerd Wiesler, Stasi officer and surveillance specialist has a simple assignment: keep an eye on Georg Dreyman, a respected playwright, and his actress girlfriend, Christa-Maria Sieland. Though Dreyman is known to associate with blacklisted director Albert Jerska, a known dissident, Dreyman's record is spotless. Wiesler discovers that Minister Hempf has an ulterior motive in spying on this seemingly upright citizen. During the investigation, Wiesler unexpectedly finds himself in sympathy with the people - or at least to this one particular person
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 2007: Best Foreign Language Film of the Year.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Leben der Anderen (Motion picture)
Credits note
Kamera, Hagen Bogdanski ; schnitt [editor], Patricia Rommel ; musik, Gabriel Yared, Stéphane Moucha
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R; for some sexuality and nudity
Language note
In German with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Martina Gedeck (Christa-Maria Sieland), Ulrich Mühe (Haptmann Gerd Wiesler), Sebastian Koch (Georg Dreyman), Ulrich Tukur (Oberstleutnant Anton Grubitz), Thomas Thieme (Minister Bruno Hempf), Hans-Uwe Bauer (Paul Hauser), Herbert Knaup (Gregor Hessenstein)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1973-
  • 1953-2007.
  • 1962-
  • 1957-
  • 1956-
  • 1968-
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  • Henckel von Donnersmarck, Florian
  • Berg, Quirin
  • Wiedemann, Max
  • Gedeck, Martina.
  • Mühe, Ulrich
  • Koch, Sebastian
  • Tukur, Ulrich
  • Knaup, Herbert
  • Yared, Gabriel.
  • Moucha, Stéphane
  • Wiedemann & Berg Filmproduktion
  • Buena Vista International Film Productions
  • Bayerischer Rundfunk
  • Association relative à la télévision européenne
  • Creado Film
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
138
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  • Germany (East)
  • Secret service
  • Police patrol
  • Berlin (Germany)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Das Leben der Anderen : The lives of others, eine film von Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ; eine Wiedemann & Berg Filmproduktion ; im Verleih der Buena Vista International ; in Coproduktion mit Bayerischer Rundfunk, Arte, Creado Film ; produzenten, Quirin Berg, Max Wiedemann ; buch und regie, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: Director commentary [optional audio only, English]; Interview with director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck [English] (30 min.); The making of "The Lives of Others" [featurette, German with English subtitles] (19 min.); Deleted scenes (8 min.); Previews
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Enemy of the state -- Important indicators -- New vision -- Politics partner -- Changing mankind -- Hot pursuit -- Birthday deal -- Man of the hour -- Opening presents -- Meeting someone -- Startling news -- Find something -- Late night cap -- Counting lives -- Safe waters -- Play wrights -- Project success -- Anniversary play -- Keeps ears open -- Few questions -- She knows -- Your audience awaits -- State security -- Mission over -- Breaking barriers -- Surveying the situation -- On the trail -- Gift for me
Control code
ocm85847173
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Isbn
9781424837427
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396170858
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
17085
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround; anamorphic widescreen presentation aspect ratio 2.35:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Das Leben der Anderen : The lives of others, eine film von Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ; eine Wiedemann & Berg Filmproduktion ; im Verleih der Buena Vista International ; in Coproduktion mit Bayerischer Rundfunk, Arte, Creado Film ; produzenten, Quirin Berg, Max Wiedemann ; buch und regie, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Publication
Note
Special features: Director commentary [optional audio only, English]; Interview with director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck [English] (30 min.); The making of "The Lives of Others" [featurette, German with English subtitles] (19 min.); Deleted scenes (8 min.); Previews
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Enemy of the state -- Important indicators -- New vision -- Politics partner -- Changing mankind -- Hot pursuit -- Birthday deal -- Man of the hour -- Opening presents -- Meeting someone -- Startling news -- Find something -- Late night cap -- Counting lives -- Safe waters -- Play wrights -- Project success -- Anniversary play -- Keeps ears open -- Few questions -- She knows -- Your audience awaits -- State security -- Mission over -- Breaking barriers -- Surveying the situation -- On the trail -- Gift for me
Control code
ocm85847173
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Isbn
9781424837427
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396170858
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
17085
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround; anamorphic widescreen presentation aspect ratio 2.35:1
Video recording format
DVD

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