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The Lives of Others

Still from the film, showing Captain Wiesler in a dusty attic room, stood ecaming the plan of Dreyman's apartment, which is drawn in chalk on the bare floorboards

Through using the guide alongside a viewing of the film with their students, teachers will be able to address issues surrounding:

  1. The Cold War
  2. The Stasi
  3. The German Democratic Republic and the Socialist Unity Party
  4. The Berlin Wall
  5. Film as a representation of history


English version Study Guide PDF

German version Study Guide PDF

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