The Lives Of Others 2007
Amazon Instant Video
|Genres||Drama, Thriller, International|
|Director||Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck|
|Starring||Martina Gedeck, Klaus M?nster|
|Supporting actors||Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur, Thomas Thieme, Hans-Uwe Bauer, Volkmar Kleinert, Matthias Brenner, Charly Hübner, Herbert Knaup, Bastian Trost, Marie Gruber, Volker Michalowski, Werner Daehn, Martin Brambach, Hubertus Hartmann, Thomas Arnold, Hinnerk Schönemann, Paul Faßnacht, Ludwig Blochberger|
|Studio||Sony Pictures Classics|
|MPAA rating||R (Restricted)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
In any case, this is one of those movies that just seems to get everything right.
The story of "The Lives of Others" takes place in 1984 in East Berlin, when both Germanys were still separated by the wall as well as politics.
The film story builds tensions at a perfect pace, increasing with every passing scene.
The danger of a weak political system well shown. East Germany was penetrated by spies and just a continuum of the Third Reich Secret police... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Thomas
I guess even the Stasi were human after all. The idea behind the movie really hits home for me. The Stasi are monitoring a writer who is one of the true believers in the system. Read morePublished 10 days ago by southasia
The Lives of Others is one of the great movies. I've seen it before and it more than stands up. I just didn't understand why Amazon made us buy, not rent it.Published 11 days ago by Joelle Sander
Cold War drama about spying on civilians behind the Iron Curtain, specifically East Germany, and the effects it has on the spies and the spied-on civilians. Read morePublished 1 month ago by tekenaar
A must see and own movie for a person who really appreciates and enjoys a well made production.... Foreign or domestic! Read morePublished 1 month ago by john e roe