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What's so special about TIFF: Michael Haneke, the auteur

From international auteurs to dedicated volunteers, from the stars that grace the red carpet to the brilliant minds behind the scenes, these are brief encounters with the wide array of people who make the Toronto International Film Festival what it is. 563 more words


TIFF17 - Day One: And So It Begins...

Sometimes, the best way to recap the first day of a film festival is to find an easy quotation like, “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” because, for me at least, the last two years at the Toronto International Film Festival have offered some of the best standout moments that I would experience and others that fade, almost immediately, into oblivion. 561 more words


TIFF 2017 Review: "Happy End" (2017) ★★★★★

Michael Haneke is such a name whose every movie sees a rush like a bee does towards honey. His AMOUR, White Ribbon and many other critically acclaimed pieces are a rarity one would like to keep in the museum to preserve for the next generation. 388 more words

Movie Reviews

TIFF 2017 Movie Review: HAPPY END (France/Germany/Austria 2017) ****

Movie Reviews of films that will be playing at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) in 2017. Go to TIFF 2017 Movie Reviews and read reviews of films showing at the festival. 253 more words

[Bede's MIFF 2017 Audio Reviews #16] Most Beautiful Island and Happy End


Welcome to the 16th edition of my 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival (a.k.a. MIFF) audio reviews. In the one, I share my thoughts on the indie thriller MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND and director Michael Haneke’s long waited new film HAPPY END. 45 more words

Movie Reviews

Happy End (2017)

I’m used to Michael Haneke dramas dealing a devastating blow as the credits roll (The White Ribbon, The Piano Teacher) so I was unprepared for the droll humour and light hand of this study of a wealthy French family struggling to let go of the past. 337 more words



Dir. Michael Haneke, 2012 – 127 minutes

Like an episode of Columbo we see the ending at the beginning of Michael Haneke’s splendid film… 396 more words