For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.4
3,999 Ratings

The Reader

Directed by Stephen Daldry
United States, 2008
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

A young German boy and an older woman are drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Years later, he uncovers the terrible secrets of her wartime past.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
The Reader Directed by Stephen Daldry

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2009

Academy Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

2009 | 4 nominations including: Best Motion Picture of the Year

BAFTA Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Leading Actress

2009 | 4 nominations including: Best Film

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2009 | Winner: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

What are people saying?