The Reader (Widescreen)

Starring: Kate Winslet, David Kross & Ralph Fiennes Director: Stephen Daldry  Rated: R: Restricted
The Reader (Widescreen)
10% OFF
Rating 4.0
178 ratings
Movie on IMDb
LOW STOCK: Only 1 copy left
List Price: $6.95
Your Price: $6.26
You Save: 69¢ (10% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Item:  WENC 1000397D
Also released as:
Play Trailer

DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 4 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Weinstein Company
  • O-Sleeve
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital - English
    • Subtitles - Spanish
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Trailers
    • Making Of: A Masterpiece: The Making of THE READER
    • Featurette:
      1. A Conversation with David Kross & Stephen Daldry, Kate Winslet on the Art of Aging Hanna Schmitz
      2. A New Voice: A Look at Composer Nico Muhly
      3. Coming to Grips with the Past: Production Design Brigitte Broch

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , &
Performer: , , , , &
Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Composition by
Produced by , , &
Director of Photography: &
Executive Production by &

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 2009 - Best Actress: Kate Winslet

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - 01/08/2008
3 stars out of 4 -- "[Winslet's] fierce, unerring portrayal goes beyond acting, becoming a provocation that will keep you up nights."
Entertainment Weekly - 12/19/2008
"The film is notable for its nice performances, its handsome photography, and its very active music."
Total Film - 01/01/2009
4 stars out of 5 -- "[C]onsidered, articulate, intelligent....Winslet's precise performance is matched every way by Kross, an 18-year-old German actor who manages to convey love, lust and torment with barely a twitch of his fresh, open face."
Chicago Sun-Times - 12/23/2008
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Powerfully acted by Winslet and Kross, with Ralph Fiennes coldly enigmatic as the elder Michael."
Box Office - 12/10/2008
"Young Kross impresses with his acting ability. He's able to register multiple emotions and thoughts -- some that are complicated, especially during the trial scenes in the film's middle stretch..."
Empire - 02/01/2009
3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he performances are outstanding and the subject matter demands respect....Winslet especially brings a great deal to a challenging role..."
Washington Post - 12/25/2008
"Bernhard Schlink's highly regarded novel THE READER receives a graceful, absorbing screen adaptation by director Stephen Daldry, who conveys a technically and morally complicated story with consummate skill and smoothness."

Plot Keywords:

1950s | 1960s | 20th Century | Based On A Novel | Germany | Historical | Justice | Law / Lawyers | Love Story | Period Piece | Romance | Theatrical Release | Thriller | War | World War II

Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 4.0
Based on 178 ratings.
Be the first Movie Lover to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products:

Genre:

Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 93,270
  • UPC: 796019819572
  • Shipping Weight: 0.19/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item