The Lives of Others

Before the Fall of the Berlin Wall, East Germany's Secret Police Listened to Your Secrets.

The Lives of Others (2006)

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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
Writer: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Release Date: 2006-03-15
Status: Released
Run time: 137 min / 2:17
Budget: $2,000,000
Revenue: $70,000,000
Production Companies : Arte, Wiedemann & Berg Filmproduktion, Creado Film, Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)
Production Country: Germany

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Martina Gedeck
Christa-Maria Sieland
Ulrich Mühe
Gerd Wiesler
Sebastian Koch
Georg Dreyman
Ulrich Tukur
Anton Grubitz
Thomas Thieme
Bruno Hempf
Hans-Uwe Bauer
Paul Hauser
Volkmar Kleinert
Albert Jerska
Matthias Brenner
Karl Wallner
Bastian Trost
Häftling 227
Charly Hübner
Udo
Herbert Knaup
Gregor Hessenstein
Marie Gruber
Frau Meineke
Hinnerk Schönemann
Axel Stigler
Thomas Arnold
Nowack
Ludwig Blochberger
Benedikt Lehmann
Volker Michalowski
Schriftexperte
Werner Daehn
Einsatzleiter in Uniform
Martin Brambach
Einsatzleiter Meyer
Hubertus Hartmann
Egon Schwalber
Paul Faßnacht
Onkel Frank Hauser
Paul Maximilian Schüller
Junge mit Ball
Susanna Kraus
Andrea
Michael Gerber
Zahnarzt Dr. Czimmy
Fabian von Klitzing
Tagesschausprecher
Harald Polzin
Wächter
Sheri Hagen
'Martha' 1991
Gitta Schweighöfer
'Anja' 1984
Hildegard Schroedter
'Elena' 1984
Inga Birkenfeld
'Elena' 1991 / BStU-Mitarbeiterin
Jens Wassermann
'Rolf' Andi Wenzke-Falkenau
Kai Ivo Baulitz
Buchverkäufer
Anabelle D. Munro
Theatre Actress (uncredited)
Klaus Münster
Erich Mielke (voice) (uncredited)

Crew

Writing Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck Screenplay
Directing Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck Director
Camera Hagen Bogdanski Director of Photography
Editing Patricia Rommel Editor
Sound Gabriel Yared Original Music Composer
Sound Stéphane Moucha Original Music Composer
Production Max Wiedemann Producer
Production Quirin Berg Producer
Production Simone Bär Casting
Production Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck Co-Producer
Production Claudia Gladziejewski Co-Producer
Production Monika Lobkowicz Co-Producer
Production Andreas Schreitmüller Co-Producer
Art Silke Buhr Production Design
Art Christiane Rothe Art Direction
Art Frank Noack Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Gabriele Binder Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Annett Schulze Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Sabine Schumann Makeup Artist
Production Tom Sternitzke Production Manager
Sound Eva Claudius ADR & Dubbing
Sound João Da Costa Pinto Foley
Sound Detlef Halaski ADR & Dubbing
Sound Jörn Poetzl Foley
Sound Hubertus Rath Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Oliver Schnug Boom Operator
Sound Philipp Sellier Foley
Sound Christoph von Schönburg Sound Designer
Sound Arno Wilms Sound mixer
Crew Hans Seck Special Effects
Crew Alister Mazzotti Stunts
Lighting Michael Koschorreck Lighting Technician
Camera Hagen Keller Still Photographer
Lighting Jürgen Ruge Lighting Technician
Lighting Michael Röska Gaffer
Crew Sylvain Coutandin Post Production Assistant
Editing Olivia Retzer Assistant Editor
Art Thomas Duchnicki Location Scout
Production Christine Haupt Production Coordinator
Production Sally Steele Publicist
Art Martin Zillger Location Scout
Production Eva Simonet Publicist
Production Dirk Hamm Co-Producer

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