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Emotion in East Germanynew

Oscar-winning The Lives of Others is amazingly moving and politically astute.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  03-09-2007  |  Reviews

Secrets and Liesnew

Telling stories to survive in East Germany.
Eugene Weekly  |  Molly Templeton  |  03-08-2007  |  Reviews

Big Brother Is Listening, Too

Not only did Germany’s The Lives of Others win the Oscar last week for best foreign film, it also bagged the unofficial prize for biggest upset.
Boulder Weekly  |  Thomas Delapa  |  03-05-2007  |  Reviews

Closely Watched Germansnew

This recent Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film is the story of the small redemption of one man, who happens to be a hated East German Stasi officer.
Austin Chronicle  |  Josh Rosenblatt  |  03-01-2007  |  Reviews

Watchful Eyenew

Oscar winner examines life under the thumb.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Felicia Feaster  |  03-01-2007  |  Reviews

Eastern State of Mindnew

Though his film is set in the '80s, von Donnersmarck dislikes Soviet-era nostalgia.
Washington City Paper  |  Mark Jenkins  |  02-23-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Buggin' Outnew

The Lives of Others traffics in a virtue too many art-house directors fear: optimism.
Washington City Paper  |  Justin Moyer  |  02-23-2007  |  Reviews

Control Roomnew

A compassionate look at the repressive history of East Germany.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  02-08-2007  |  Reviews

The Stasi Who Came in From the Coldnew

Listening in on The Lives of Others.
L.A. Weekly  |  Scott Foundas  |  12-05-2006  |  Reviews

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