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The Reader

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7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo63%
Drama Romance Rated: 18+ (R)20082h 4mOn: Showtime Tags: Based on Books Prison War 
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Country: Germany 
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The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as a concentration camp guard late in the war. He alone realizes that Hanna is illiterate and may be concealing that fact at the expense of her freedom.The Reader featuring Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes is streaming on Showtime, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a drama and romance movie with an average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 63% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (219,116 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#1,491 Ranked Movie

#53 Ranked in Movies on Showtime

#82 Ranked in Prison Movies

#282 Ranked in Romance Movies

The Reader has an average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 63% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (219,116 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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