The Resource The reader

The reader

Label
The reader
Title
The reader
Contributor
Actor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"She rescues him after finding him collapsed in the street. Soon after, the 30-something woman and teenage boy begin an intense and passionate affair. Hanna and Michael meet as often as the can, their sexual encounters punctuated by his reading of beautiful literature to her. Then one day, she disappears. Eight years later, Hanna is on trial for a Nazi war crime and Michael, now a law student, discovers her again in the court room, unaware that he holds the key to her salvation..." -- Back cover
Awards note
Nominated for 5 Academy Award including BEST PICTURE. Winner: Best Actress (Kate Winslet, [2008])
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by Stephen Daldry ; Screenplay by David Hare
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Rated MA 15+ - Sex scenes and nudity
Language note
In English, no subtitles. English captions [CC: Descriptive subtitles for the hearing impaired] & English audio description [AD: Descriptive narration for the vision impaired (Feature only)] available
PerformerNote
Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, David Kross, Lena Olin, Bruno Ganz
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1990-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schlink, Bernhard
  • Winslet, Kate
  • Fiennes, Ralph
  • Kross, David
  • Olin, Lena
  • Ganz, Bruno
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Paramours
  • Oral reading
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The reader
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel "Der Vorleser" by Bernhard Schlink
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: Adapting a timeless masterpiece: making the reader ; Kate Winslet on the art of aging Hanna Schmitz ; A new voice: a look at composer Nico Muhly ; Coming to grips with the past: production designer Brigitte Broch ; Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057778836
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
1 DVD-video (119 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Other control number
9398710856996
Other physical details
sound, colour
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000057778836
  • (Sirsi) 000057778836
  • (Sirsi) 000057778836
System details
PAL ; Region 4. 1.78:1 Full Frame 16:9 Widescreen Transfer. Dolby digital 5.1 surround / Dolby 2.0 stereo. DVD-9 ; Dual layer, single-sided
Label
The reader
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel "Der Vorleser" by Bernhard Schlink
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: Adapting a timeless masterpiece: making the reader ; Kate Winslet on the art of aging Hanna Schmitz ; A new voice: a look at composer Nico Muhly ; Coming to grips with the past: production designer Brigitte Broch ; Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057778836
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
1 DVD-video (119 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Other control number
9398710856996
Other physical details
sound, colour
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000057778836
  • (Sirsi) 000057778836
  • (Sirsi) 000057778836
System details
PAL ; Region 4. 1.78:1 Full Frame 16:9 Widescreen Transfer. Dolby digital 5.1 surround / Dolby 2.0 stereo. DVD-9 ; Dual layer, single-sided

Library Locations

    • Ruth Faulkner Public Library - City of BelmontBorrow it
      215 Wright Street, Cloverdale, 6105, AU
      -31.96206 115.93403
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