The Good German

The Good German (2006)

If war is Hell, then what comes after?

  • Genre: Drama, War, Thriller, Mystery
  • Release Date: 2006-12-15
  • User Rating: 5.7/10 from 298 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: 普通话
  • Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Steven Soderbergh
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An American journalist arrives in Berlin just after the end of World War Two. He becomes involved in a murder mystery surrounding a dead GI who washes up at a lakeside mansion during the Potsdam negotiations between the Allied powers. Soon his investigation connects with his search for his married pre-war German lover.

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  • George Clooney

    as Jake Geismar
  • Cate Blanchett

    as Lena Brandt
  • Tobey Maguire

    as Tully
  • Beau Bridges

    as Colonel Muller
  • Tony Curran

    as Danny
  • Leland Orser

    as Bernie Teitel
  • Jack Thompson

    as Congressman Breimer
  • Robin Weigert

    as Hannelore
  • Ravil Isyanov

    as General Sikorsky
  • Christian Oliver

    as Emil Brandt
  • Dave Power

    as Lieutenant Schaeffer
  • Don Pugsley

    as Gunther
  • Dominic Comperatore

    as Levi
  • John Roeder

    as Gunther
  • J. Paul Boehmer

    as British Press Aide
  • Igor Korosec

    as Russian Soldier
  • Boris Kievsky

    as Russian Soldier
  • Vladimir Kulikov

    as Russian Soldier
  • Yevgeniy Narovlyanskiy

    as Russian Soldier
  • Aleksandr Sountsov

    as Russian Soldier
  • Dean Misch

    as German Boy
  • Justin Misch

    as German Boy
  • Tom Cummins

    as British Interviewer
  • Brandon Keener

    as Clerk
  • Gian Franco Tordi

    as The Butcher
  • David Willis

    as Franz Bettmann
  • Alexandra Carter

    as German Woman (uncredited)
  • Megan Evanich

    as Dancer (uncredited)
  • Alec Gray

    as German Boy (uncredited)
  • Zvonimir Hace

    as Russian Soldier (uncredited)
  • Sten Jacobs

    as Soldier (uncredited)
  • Dmitriy Karpov

    as Soviet Officer (uncredited)
  • Ian Novotny

    as Russian Soldier (uncredited)
  • Spiro Papas

    as Russian Soldier (uncredited)
  • Patrick Tatten

    as Political Attache (uncredited)
  • Stephen Wheeler

    as Russian Military Police Officer (uncredited)
Writing Joseph Kanon Novel
Camera Steven Soderbergh Director of Photography
Editing Steven Soderbergh Editor
Directing Steven Soderbergh Director
Writing Paul Attanasio Screenplay
Production Debra Zane Casting
Art Steve Borgese Greensman
Costume & Make-Up Lynda Foote Costume Supervisor
Crew Micah Roehr Carpenter
Lighting Jose F. Barrios Rigging Grip
Lighting Kent Baker Rigging Grip
Production Tannis Vallely Casting Associate
Costume & Make-Up Heba Thorisdottir Makeup Artist
Lighting Joe Hill Rigging Grip
Crew Kevin Hannigan Special Effects Coordinator
Camera Melinda Sue Gordon Still Photographer
Production Jeremy Rich Casting Associate
Costume & Make-Up Jason M. Moore Set Costumer
Art Scott Bobbitt Leadman
Visual Effects Melissa Brockman Visual Effects Producer
Camera Chris Lombardi Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up Fríða Aradóttir Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up Marina Hart Key Hair Stylist
Crew Gregory Lynch Jr. Carpenter
Lighting James Plannette Lighting Technician
Art Philip Messina Production Design
Crew Lynn Givens Choreographer
Art Kristen Toscano Messina Set Decoration
Sound Larry Blake Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Editing David Kirchner First Assistant Editor
Art Doug J. Meerdink Art Direction
Camera Steven Meizler First Assistant Camera
Lighting Jose Danner Rigging Grip
Art Wylie Griffin Art Department Coordinator
Visual Effects Thomas J. Smith Visual Effects Supervisor
Editing Gregg Schaublin Digital Intermediate
Art Chris Snyder Construction Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Shandra Beri Set Costumer
Sound Bill Bernstein Music Editor
Crew Laura Dunlop Choreographer
Costume & Make-Up Emanuel Millar Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Julie Hewett Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Louise Frogley Costume Design
Visual Effects Heather Elisa Hill Visual Effects Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Waldo Sanchez Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Michelle Vittone Makeup Artist
Lighting R. Michael De Chellis Rigging Gaffer
Sound Larry Blake Sound Designer
Sound Dawn Fintor Foley Artist
Sound David Betancourt Foley Mixer
Directing Gregory Jacobs First Assistant Director
Sound Alicia Stevenson Foley Artist
Directing Trey Batchelor Second Assistant Director
Sound Randall L. Johnson Boom Operator
Sound Kimaree Long Dialogue Editor
Sound Paul Ledford Production Sound Mixer
Art Robin L. Miller Property Master
Sound Thomas Newman Original Music Composer
Production Ben Waisbren Executive Producer
Production Gregory Jacobs Producer
Production Ben Cosgrove Producer
Production Frederic W. Brost Executive Producer
Directing Jody Spilkoman Second Second Assistant Director
Directing Basti Van Der Woude Additional Second Assistant Director
Crew Joni Avery Stunts
Crew Ryan Piers Williams Post Production Assistant
Crew Mickey Giacomazzi Stunts
Crew Gene Hartline Stunts