Kidman and Fiennes to star in 'The Reader'

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21 August 2007, Los Angeles (dpa) - Nicole Kidman and Ralph Fiennes are to star in "The Reader" for The Weinstein Company, Variety reported Monday. The film is a love story based on the bestselling novel by German writer Bernhard Schlink. Set in contemporary Germany, a man recounts the story of his erotic awakening in a covert love affair with an older woman in the wake of WWII. Stephen Daldry is directing a script by David Hare. Shooting begins in Berlin late September. Kidman, Daldry, Hare and Rudin last

21 August 2007

Los Angeles (dpa) - Nicole Kidman and Ralph Fiennes are to star in "The Reader" for The Weinstein Company, Variety reported Monday.

The film is a love story based on the bestselling novel by German writer Bernhard Schlink. Set in contemporary Germany, a man recounts the story of his erotic awakening in a covert love affair with an older woman in the wake of WWII.

Stephen Daldry is directing a script by David Hare. Shooting begins in Berlin late September.

Kidman, Daldry, Hare and Rudin last collaborated on The Hours, for which the actress won an Oscar.

DPA

Subject: German news

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