Downtown Springfield Association
Member Picks: The Lives of Others (2006)

Member Picks: The Lives of Others (2006)

July, 6 2022 | 7:00 pm

305 South Campbell Avenue Springfield, Missouri 65806

Member Picks showcases the movies that inspired the Moxie’s biggest supporters.
Every month, one member picks a film that impacted their lives and we put it up on the big screen.
July’s pick was made by Moxie member Kate Baird.
All movies from this series are free for members.

The Lives of Others
At once a political thriller and human drama, The Lives of Others begins in East Berlin in 1984, five years before Glasnost and the fall of the Berlin Wall and ultimately takes us to 1991, in what is now the reunited Germany. The film traces the gradual disillusionment of Captain Gerd Wiesler, a highly skilled officer who works for the Stasi, East Germany’s all-powerful secret police. [Sony Pictures Classics]

Starring: Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Mühe
Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Language: German
Genre(s): Drama, Thriller