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Michael Berg (Ralph Fiennes) is still haunted by a steamy love affair he had as a teenager (played by David Kross) with an older woman (Kate Winslet) named Hannah Schmitz. What began as reading books to an attractive stranger eventually leads to a heart-searching examination of himself and society when Michael later learns Hannah's past may include committing criminal atrocities during WWII.

Why is The Reader rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Reader is rated R for for some scenes of sexuality and nudity.

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