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THE READER (2008)

THE READER <span>(2008)</span> artwork

THE READER (2008)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 124

Release dates 02/01/2009

Ratings Info Contains strong sex

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Stephen Daldry

Cast includes Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Alexandra Maria Lara, Bruno Ganz, David Kross, Karoline Herfurth, Volker Bruch, Linda Bassett, Hannah Herzsprung, Susanne Lothar, Matthias Habich, Jurgen Tarrach, Jeanette Hain, Kirsten Block, Claudia Michelsen

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 23/12/2008

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE READER is a historical drama about a young man who has an affair with an older woman in post war Germany.

Sex

There are frequent scenes of strong sex featuring breast and buttock nudity as well as strong thrusting detail. After sex, a man's placcid penis is visible as he begins to bathe.

There are verbal and visual references to the Holocaust when a character visits a death camp.

There is an implied scene of hanging.

Details

Title
THE READER
Year
2008
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Entertainment in Video Ltd,Entertainment Film Dists Ltd
Classified date(s)
09/04/2009
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF255254

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