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This movie is Steamy, Intimate, Romantic. Learn more or change your cookie preferences. Netflix supports the Digital Advertising Alliance principles. Hanna makes little pretense of genuinely loving Michael, who she calls "kid," and although Michael has a helpless crush on Hanna, it should not be confused with love.
He is swept away by the discovery of his own sexuality. What does she get from their affair? Sex, certainly, but it seems more important that he read aloud to her: "Reading first. Sex afterwards. One day Hanna disappears. Michael finds her apartment deserted, with no hint or warning. Director Stephen Daldry brings another literary classic to the screen with this adaptation of a novel by Bernhard Schlink and starring Kate Winslet.
Similar Movies. Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
Spivet no-cost. The book is much more erotic. That's the story. The film appeared on several critics' top ten lists of the best films of Club named it the 8th best film of ,  and Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times put it on his unranked top 20 list. Several writers noted that her success seemed to have made real her appearance in the BBC comedy Extras , in which she played a fictionalized version of herself desperate to win an Academy Award.
In the episode, Winslet decided to increase her chance of winning an Oscar by starring in a film about the Holocaust, noting that such films were often awarded Oscars. Winslet commented that the similarity "would be funny", but the connection didn't occur to her until "midway through shooting the film That's part of the story and provides something of a backdrop, and sets the scene. But to me it was always an extraordinarily unconventional love story. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Theatrical release poster. Chris Menges Roger Deakins. Germany  United States. British Board of Film Classification. December 2, The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as a concentration camp guard late in the war.