2008 German-American romantic drama film starring Ralph Fiennes and Kate Winslet based on the 1995 German novel of the same name by Bernhard Schlink.

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Was “Hanna Schmitz” responsible for the death of 300 people in “The Reader ”?

Couple of months back I watched The Reader. In that movie, Hanna Schmitz was sentenced to life imprisonment because of her role in the death of 300 victims. But I could not understand whether she ...
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Why is Hanna so snappish and rude to Michael at times?

I loved The Reader, but there are some things I didn't understand about Hanna's character: Why is she so snappish and rude to Michael at times? For instance on his birthday, as well as the fight ...
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Who translated the book “The Lady With a Little Dog” used in movie “The Reader”?

I found the Anton Chekov story "The Lady With the Dog", which is translated by Constance Garnett. It does not match with the story read by Michael in the movie "The Reader". Can anyone tell me who ...
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In the end of “The Reader” does the photo frame owned by the daughter depict “Hanna Schmitz”?

In the scene at the end of The Reader where the daughter places the tin can next to a portrait. The lady on the left wearing a dotted skirt seems to resemble "Hanna Schmitz". Isn't it her?
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Why were sex scenes in The Reader shot after Kross turned 18?

The Wikipedia article for The Reader (2008) says: The sex scenes were shot last, after Kross had turned 18 I know sex scenes are shot by using body doubles, so then why did they wait for Kross ...