The Lives of Others


The Lives of Others

Overview:

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.

Votes 949 (7.9/10)

Runtime: 137 minutes

Release Date 2006-03-15

Budget: $2,000,000.00

Revenue: $70,000,000.00

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

Production company:

  • Arte
  • Wiedemann & Berg Filmproduktion
  • Creado Film
  • Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)

Production country:

  • Germany

Genres:

  • Drama
  • Thriller

Trailer

Further Information

Christa-Maria Sieland
Martina Gedeck
Martina Gedeck
Gerd Wiesler
Ulrich Mühe
Ulrich Mühe
Georg Dreyman
Sebastian Koch
Sebastian Koch
Anton Grubitz
Ulrich Tukur
Ulrich Tukur
Bruno Hempf
Thomas Thieme
Thomas Thieme
Paul Hauser
Hans-Uwe Bauer
Hans-Uwe Bauer
Albert Jerska
Volkmar Kleinert
Volkmar Kleinert
Karl Wallner
Matthias Brenner
Matthias Brenner
Häftling 227
Bastian Trost
Bastian Trost
Udo
Charly Hübner
Charly Hübner
Gregor Hessenstein
Herbert Knaup
Herbert Knaup
Frau Meineke
Marie Gruber
Marie Gruber
Axel Stigler
Hinnerk Schönemann
Hinnerk Schönemann
Nowack
Thomas Arnold
Thomas Arnold
Benedikt Lehmann
Ludwig Blochberger
Ludwig Blochberger
Schriftexperte
Volker Michalowski
Volker Michalowski
Einsatzleiter in Uniform
Werner Daehn
Werner Daehn
Einsatzleiter Meyer
Martin Brambach
Martin Brambach
Egon Schwalber
Hubertus Hartmann
Hubertus Hartmann
Onkel Frank Hauser
Paul Faßnacht
Paul Faßnacht
Junge mit Ball
Paul Maximilian Schüller
Paul Maximilian Schüller
Andrea
Susanna Kraus
Susanna Kraus
Zahnarzt Dr. Czimmy
Michael Gerber
Michael Gerber
Tagesschausprecher
Fabian von Klitzing
Fabian von Klitzing
Wächter
Harald Polzin
Harald Polzin
'Martha' 1991
Sheri Hagen
Sheri Hagen
'Anja' 1984
Gitta Schweighöfer
Gitta Schweighöfer
'Elena' 1984
Hildegard Schroedter
Hildegard Schroedter
'Elena' 1991 / BStU-Mitarbeiterin
Inga Birkenfeld
Inga Birkenfeld
'Rolf' Andi Wenzke-Falkenau
Jens Wassermann
Jens Wassermann
Buchverkäufer
Kai Ivo Baulitz
Kai Ivo Baulitz
Theatre Actress (uncredited)
Anabelle D. Munro
Anabelle D. Munro
Erich Mielke (voice) (uncredited)
Klaus Münster
Klaus Münster
Screenplay
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Director
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Director of Photography
Hagen Bogdanski
Hagen Bogdanski
Editor
Patricia Rommel
Patricia Rommel
Original Music Composer
Gabriel Yared
Gabriel Yared
Original Music Composer
Stéphane Moucha
Stéphane Moucha
Producer
Max Wiedemann
Max Wiedemann
Producer
Quirin Berg
Quirin Berg
Casting
Simone Bär
Simone Bär
Co-Producer
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Co-Producer
Claudia Gladziejewski
Claudia Gladziejewski
Co-Producer
Monika Lobkowicz
Monika Lobkowicz
Co-Producer
Andreas Schreitmüller
Andreas Schreitmüller
Production Design
Silke Buhr
Silke Buhr
Art Direction
Christiane Rothe
Christiane Rothe
Set Decoration
Frank Noack
Frank Noack
Costume Design
Gabriele Binder
Gabriele Binder
Makeup Artist
Annett Schulze
Annett Schulze
Makeup Artist
Sabine Schumann
Sabine Schumann
Production Manager
Tom Sternitzke
Tom Sternitzke
ADR & Dubbing
Eva Claudius
Eva Claudius
Foley
João Da Costa Pinto
João Da Costa Pinto
ADR & Dubbing
Detlef Halaski
Detlef Halaski
Foley
Jörn Poetzl
Jörn Poetzl
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Hubertus Rath
Hubertus Rath
Boom Operator
Oliver Schnug
Oliver Schnug
Foley
Philipp Sellier
Philipp Sellier
Sound Designer
Christoph von Schönburg
Christoph von Schönburg
Sound mixer
Arno Wilms
Arno Wilms
Special Effects
Hans Seck
Hans Seck
Stunts
Alister Mazzotti
Alister Mazzotti
Lighting Technician
Michael Koschorreck
Michael Koschorreck
Still Photographer
Hagen Keller
Hagen Keller
Lighting Technician
Jürgen Ruge
Jürgen Ruge
Gaffer
Michael Röska
Michael Röska
Post Production Assistant
Sylvain Coutandin
Sylvain Coutandin
Assistant Editor
Olivia Retzer
Olivia Retzer
Location Scout
Thomas Duchnicki
Thomas Duchnicki
Production Coordinator
Christine Haupt
Christine Haupt
Publicist
Sally Steele
Sally Steele
Location Scout
Martin Zillger
Martin Zillger
Publicist
Eva Simonet
Eva Simonet
Co-Producer
Dirk Hamm
Dirk Hamm
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