January 19, 2007 (expansion)
(Warner Bros. Pictures / Virtual Studios)
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Writer: Screenplay by Paul Attanasio, Based on the novel by Joseph Kanon
Producers: Ben Cosgrove, Gregory Jacobs
Executive Producer: Benjamin Waisbren, Frederic W. Brost
Cast: George Clooney, Cate Blanchett and Tobey Maguire
Dramatic Thriller. Based on the novel by Joseph Kanon, "The Good German" takes place in the ruins of post-WWII Berlin, where U.S. Army war correspondent Jake Geismer (George Clooney) becomes embroiled with Lena Brandt (Cate Blanchett), a former lover who is trying to escape her past in the aftermath of the war.
Intrigue mounts as Jake tries to uncover the secrets Lena may be hiding in her desperation to get out of Berlin. Tully (Tobey Maguire), a soldier in the American army motor pool assigned to drive Jake around the city, has black market connections that may be Lena’s way out or lead them all into even darker territory.
This film has been rated “R” for “language, violence and some sexual content.”