Though Daldry’s film comes across as too long, disjointed and detached to achieve greatness, to its credit, The Reader asks tough questions and doesn’t give easy answers.
Dec 23, 2008 · Many of the critics of «The Reader» seem to believe it is all about Hanna’s shameful secret. No, not her past as a Nazi guard. The earlier secret that she essentially became a guard to conceal. Others think the movie is an excuse for soft-core porn disguised as a sermon. Still others say it asks us to pity Hanna.
Literary adaptation tackles sex, shame, and guilt. Read Common Sense Media’s The Reader review, age rating, and parents guide.
Dec 10, 2008 · “The Reader” is a scrupulously tasteful film about an erotic affair that turns to love.
Jan 01, 2008 · Movie The Reader In 1958, 15 year-old Michael Berg (Kross) has an affair with an older woman, Hanna (Winslet). Later, as a law student, he attends a …
The Reader does both as it translates German author Bernhard Schlink’s popular 1995 tome of the same name to the big screen. To say that The Reader is an odd film is an exercise in understatement.
The Reader Movie Review from The Massie Twins GoneWithTheTwins 12 December 2008 The Reader is off to a brilliant start with convincing characters, superb acting and looming tragedy, but seems to lose its sure footing as it heads toward a conclusion that feels …