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R| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
Jake Geismar (George Clooney), an Army correspondent, helps his former lover, Lena Brandt (Cate Blanchett), comb post-World War II Berlin for her missing husband, who is wanted by American and Russian forces. Shadowing their efforts is Jake's driver, Tully (Tobey Maguire), a GI with connections to the black market. His loyalties unclear to them, Lena and Jake know that Tully has the power to lead them to salvation or great danger.

Cast: George Clooney , Cate Blanchett , Tobey Maguire , Beau Bridges , Tony Curran , Dominic Comperatore , Leland Orser , Don Pugsley

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Warner Bros.

The Good German (2006)

Release Date: December 15th, 2006|1 hr. 45 min.

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  • This is Soderbergh's show, and a haunting and hypnotic show it is. show more

  • Blanchett's performance is Soderbergh's biggest mistake. He either encourages or permits her to play Lena as a Greta Garbo caricature, which is mildly amusing if you're interested in Garbo, but if you're interested in Lena and The Good German, you're out of luck. show more

  • Soderbergh's homage to film noir and wartime thrillers, is technically stunning but narratively and thematically hollow. show more

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