The Good German

The Good German (2006)

If war is Hell, then what comes after?

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery
  • Release Date: 2006-12-08
  • User Rating: 6/10 from 168 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Sunset Gower Studios
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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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
  • Tony Curran

    as Danny
  • Leland Orser

    as Bernie Teitel
  • Beau Bridges

    as Colonel Muller
  • 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
  • Gian Franco Tordi

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