Lives of Others

Program Running Time 137 min.

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Canadian art house distributor Mongrel Media
Sep 07 04:00 pm

Films in Program

(Das Leben der Anderen)
(Germany, 2006, 137 mins, 35mm)

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

"A thoroughly compelling political thriller, at once intellectually challenging and profoundly emotional."—Claudia Puig, USA Today

"The Lives of Others is a supremely intelligent, unfailingly honest look at a shadowy period in recent German history."—AO Scott, New York Times