Who knows what American journalist Jake Geismer (George Clooney) expected to find in postwar Berlin? Peace, maybe. Or at least a story. But certainly not Lena (Cate Blanchett), his beautiful, embittered one-time love. And not the trail of secrecy and deception that leads from Lena to the scheming young corporal (Tobey Maguire) who's her new lover...and to a murder no one seems interested in solving. Except Jake.
Lacks other things besides colour
- The Good German review by dinkum
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You rated this film: 3
Did not reliase this film was in black and white. This did not spoil the film, in fact it was interesting as it gave the film a 40s, 50s feel. Set just after the war in Berlin,the monochorme film fitted in well. I found the plot hard to follow with the Russians and Americans trying to secure the services of ex Nazi rocket engineers. If you like spy films from the 60s rent this film!!