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The good German [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Virtual Studios ; a Section Eight production ; produced by Ben Cosgrove, Gregory Jacobs ; screenplay by Paul Attanasio ; directed by Steven Soderbergh.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Media Center Reserve DVD 3092 37684001036274 Media Center Desk Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419818066
  • ISBN: 9781419818066
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2007, c2006.

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General Note: Faculty reserve.
Material for FS-P343 (Mirowitz) and the Film Scoring Department.
Based on the novel by Joseph Kanon.
Creation/Production Credits Note: George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Tobey Maguire, Beau Bridges, Dominic Comperatore, Tony Curran, Gianfranco L'Amore, Christian Oliver, Leland Orser, Dave Power, Don Pugsley, Jack Thompson, Robin Weigert.
Director of photography, Peter Andrews ; editor, Mary Ann Bernard ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Louise Frogley ; production designer, Philip Messina.
Summary, etc.: Takes place in the ruins of post-WWII Berlin, where U.S. Army war correspondent Jake Geismar becomes involved with Lena Brandt, a former lover whose missing husband is the object of a manhunt led by both the American and Russian armies. Intrigue mounts as Jake tries to uncover the secrets Lena may be hiding in her desperation to get herself and her husband out of Berlin. Tully is an American soldier working in the U.S. army motor pool who is assigned to drive Jake around Berlin. Tully has black market connections that may be Lena's way out. But he could lead them all into even darker territory.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R; for language, violence and some sexual content.
System Details Note: DVD ; region 1 ; full screen (1.66:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround.
Language Note: In English, French, or Spanish dialogue, with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: War correspondents > Germany > Berlin > Drama.
Missing persons > Investigation > Germany > Berlin > Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Germany > Berlin > Drama.
Black market > Germany > Berlin > Drama.
Intrigue > Germany > Berlin > Drama.
Feature films

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