The 2006 german drama film the lives of others german. Dec 04, 2015 posted in conjunction with the course multicultural germany in fall semester 2015. Unlike more traditional spy films, the lives of others doesnt. Gerd wiesler ulrich muhe is an agent of the stasi, the east german secret police. Oberstleutnant anton grubitz ulrich tukur beauftragt stasi hauptmann gerd. The lives of others, german film competes for the oscar. With ulrich muhe, martina gedeck, sebastian koch, ulrich tukur. See more ideas about the lives of others, film and i movie. Its force of 100,000 employees and 200,000 inoffizieller mitarbeiter im informers were watching and spying on their fellow neighbors and citizens and were thought to be safeguarding the dictatorship of the proletariat.
The lives of others, german film competes for the oscar for. The stasi officer can be a manipulative and ruthless interrogator but begins to be influenced by the people he is meant to be keeping an eye on. The conscientious wiesler ulrich muhe, an agent for the notorious stasi. The film begins in 1984 when wiesler attends a play written by georg dreyman, who is considered by many to be the ultimate. The lives of others is about a stasi man who shows a little mercy. This powerpoint gives some basic facts and statistics about the gdr and the role of the stasi, before going on to summarize briefly the events in the film. Mengele in costagavras amen, a highly skilled officer who works for the stasi, east germanys allpowerful secret police. Feb 14, 2011 le vite degli altri berlino est, 1984. In the final scene of the film, set in the 1990s, wiesler opens up. Ein stasi offizier als positiver held war eine provokation. In 1984 east berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives. The plot is about the monitoring of east berlin residents by agents of the stasi, east germanys secret police. When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play.
Filmens handler om stasis omfattande overvaking og undertrykkelse av privatindividenes rettigheter i osttyskland, og utspiller seg i hovedstaden ostberlins kulturelle miljo. It stars ulrich muhe as stasi captain gerd wiesler, ulrich tukur as his. You may have to click the subtitle button on your remote control to turn on english subtitles. Gerd wiesler is an officer with the stasi, the east german secret police.67 1555 125 982 227 898 103 332 1065 1556 6 300 1068 292 1277 311 440 290 246 596 926 1366 746 1469 383 1067 444 915 1050