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Runtime: 105 min

Genres: Drama | Mystery | Thriller

Languages: English | German | Russian

Countries: USA

"The Good German" takes place in the ruins of post-WWII Berlin, where U.S. Army war correspondent Jake Geismar becomes embroiled with Lena Brandt, 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, 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.

Directors (1)

Writers (2)

Joseph Kanon (novel)
Paul Attanasio (screenplay)

Composers (1)

Editors (1)

Steven Soderbergh (as Mary Ann Bernard)

Cinematographers (1)

Steven Soderbergh (director of photography) (as Peter Andrews)

Actors (35)

Alec Gray German Boy (uncredited)
Aleksandr Sountsov Russian Soldier
Alexandra Carter German Woman (uncredited)
Beau Bridges Colonel Muller
Boris Kievsky Russian Soldier
Brandon Keener Clerk
Cate Blanchett Lena Brandt
Christian Oliver Emil Brandt
Dave Power Lieutenant Schaeffer
David Willis Franz Bettmann
Dean Misch German Boy
Dominic Comperatore Levi
Don Pugsley Gunther
Garth R. Hassell French Soldier (uncredited)
George Clooney Jake Geismer
Gian Franco Tordi The Butcher (as Gianfranco L'Amore Tordi)
Igor Korosec Russian Soldier
J. Paul Boehmer British Press Aide
Jack Thompson Congressman Breimer
John Roeder General
Justin Misch German Boy
Leland Orser Bernie
Michael Bravo Full Colonel (uncredited)
Patrick Tatten Political Attache (uncredited)
Paul Edney WWII U.S. Army Officer (uncredited)
Ravil Isyanov General Sikorsky
Robin Weigert Hannelore
Stephen Wheeler Russian Military Police Officer (uncredited)
Thomas Hogeland Political Aid (uncredited)
Tobey Maguire Tully
Tom Cummins British Interviewer
Tony Curran Danny
Vladimir Kulikov Russian Soldier
Yevgeniy Narovlyanskiy Russian Soldier
Zvonimir Hace Russian Soldier (uncredited)