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The Reader opens in post-WWII Germany when teenager Michael Berg becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens.

Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from "The Odyssey," "Huck Finn" and "The Lady with the Little Dog."Despite their intense bond, Hanna mysteriously disappears one day and Michael is le...
 
 
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Kate Winslet keeps Oscar award in bathroom
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Kate Winslet wore pubic wig for 'The Reader'
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Washington (ANI): Oscar winner Kate Winslet has laughed off Hugh Hefner's offer to bare all for Playboy, insisting she isn't sexy enough to grace the cover. Magazine mogul Hefner had revealed he would love to have the The Reader star join ...
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