The Lives Of Others (Das Leben Der Anderen) (2006)
Release Date: 15 March 2006
Acclaimed playwright Georg Dreyman lives in the divided city of Berlin during the mid-'80s with his actress girlfriend Christa-Maria. Suspected of activities contrary to the ways of East German Communism, Georg is placed under covert surveillance and Stasi officer Captain Gerd Wiesler is given the task of spying on the playwright, making detailed notes about every conversation. As the days pass, Gerd begins to sympathise with Georg and the officer interferes in his target's life to keep him safe from harm.