Tag: Holocaust

  • Kate Winslett  evokes emotional illiteracy in Stephen Daldry’s The Reader

    Kate Winslett evokes emotional illiteracy in Stephen Daldry’s The Reader

    Director Stephen Daldry (The Hours, Billy Elliot), producers Anthony Minghella and Sydney Pollack, and screenwriter David Hare’s adaptation of Bernhard Schlink’s novel The Reader examines evolving notions of German postwar guilt and culpability. Unfolding across three distinct time periods (1958, 1966, and 1995), The Reader hinges on a significant reveal in its middle that recasts […]