In late 1950s Germany, a brief affair between teenager Michael Berg (David Kross) and Hanna Schmitz (Best Actress Oscar-winner Kate Winslet), a beautiful older woman, ends abruptly when she mysteriously disappears. While studying law, Michael finds Hanna back in his life as she stands trial accused of Nazi war crimes. Years later, an adult Michael (Ralph Fiennes), tormented since the end of their liaison, sends an imprisoned Hanna recordings that she uses to learn to read. 124 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish; deleted scenes; documentary; featurettes; theatrical trailer.