Don’t miss the point

The Reader is much more than a film about sex or the holocaust

By Roger Ebert on January 1, 2009

Roger Ebert's review of The Reader ran in the print version of the Weekly Volcano. To read his review online, visit his Web site here.

The Reader

Starring: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes and David Kross

Rating: Three and a half stars out of four

Weinstein Co. presents a film directed by Stephen Daldry. Written by David Hare, based on the novel by Bernhard Schlink. Running time: 123 minutes. Rated R (for some scenes of sexuality and nudity).

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