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Zwei Leben

Georg Maas Duitsland, 2012

Christoph Rehmann-Sutter's rating of the film Two Lives

At the end we are left devastated. The Stasi plot to establish and lifelong cultivate and control a Eastern German spy in a Norwegian family, even continued after the end of the GDR regime, plays with the vulnerability of an orphaned child, and disrespects true human relationships. In consequence, it can only destroy the spy's life. Based on historical findings, it is a masterly thriller with a cristal clear logic.