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Das Leben der Anderen in Wikipedia
Favorite quote :
"What's the name of your... ball...mhh?"
If in the middle of putrefaction and political terror, the best of human beings can surface, then there is still hope.
The principal actor, Ulrich Mühe, is excellent. He looks a little like Anthony Hopkins in "Silence of the Lambs".
Get ready to cry a little, or a lot if your are a sissy like me, but it's nice and clean crying, good for the health.