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message 1: by Les (new)

Les | 11 comments A very moving, subtle, quiet movie taking place in East Germany in 1984. Timely now since the plot involves the surveillance of a playwright because a member of the Party wanted was interested in the playwright's girlfriend - a surveillance done for a personal end.

Here's a link to the IMDB information on it:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0405094/?...


message 2: by Marina (new)

Marina Fontaine (marina_fontaine) | 1445 comments Mod
LOVE this movie! In fact, it has been named #1 of 100 Best Conservative Movies by NRO a couple of years back. It's a shame it never got better known in the US.


message 3: by Greyweather (new)

Greyweather | 308 comments I was able to see this film a few years back. I whole heartedly agree. It is a wonderful piece of cinema.


message 4: by Steve (new)

Steve M. (stevesworld) | 56 comments Just watched. I don't think I've ever been so moved by a film. Incredible.


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