28 May 2007

Das Leben der Anderen [The Lives of Others](2006) is well put together and not without humour. The moment in 1989 when Gerd Wiesler hears the wall has come down and walks away from his desk - that was so recent - a moment when a state has been critically emptied of consent.

In other news, plans were announced today to make it easier for UK police to stop and question anyone.