Type of media Film
Approved Running time 123m 48s
Release date 02/01/2009
BBFCInsight Contains strong sex
Director(s) Stephen Daldry
Cast includes Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Alexandra Maria Lara, Bruno Ganz, David Kross, Karoline Herfurth, Volker Bruch, Linda Bassett, Hannah Herzsprung, Susanne Lothar, Matthias Habich, Jurgen Tarrach, Jeanette Hain, Kirsten Block, Claudia Michelsen
Cut This work was passed uncut.
BBFCinsight publication date 23/12/2008
Note: The following text may contain spoilers
THE READER is a historical drama about a young man who has an affair with an older woman in post war Germany.
There are frequent scenes of strong sex featuring breast and buttock nudity as well as strong thrusting detail. After sex, a man's placcid penis is visible as he begins to bathe.
There are verbal and visual references to the Holocaust when a character visits a death camp.
There is an implied scene of hanging.
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