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The Reader

2008 Rated R 2hr 5m

In this haunting drama, middle-aged lawyer Michael Berg reflects on the brief but formative sexual relationship he had as a teen with an older woman in 1950s Germany -- and his feelings years later upon learning she was on trial for Nazi war crimes.

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Movie Details

Awards
2009 BAFTA®
2009 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Kate Winslet
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee: Stephen Daldry
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
2009 Academy Award®
Ratings
R
Some scenes of sexuality and nudity
17
Common Sense rating OK for kids 17+

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1

Subtitles

English, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; deleted scenes; making-of featurette; trailer; and more.

Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1

Subtitles

No

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby True HD, English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; deleted scenes; making-of featurette; trailer; and more.