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The Piano Teacher

No director has been so oriented on sadism quite like Michael Haneke. The filmmaker has explored brutality through analyzing racial and social inequality (Caché 510 more words


Amour (2012)

Dir. Michael Haneke. Starring Emmanuelle Riva, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Isabelle Huppert

After Anne has had her first stroke – indeed, towards the tail end of her life as a more or less ambulatory, thinking human being – she and Georges are eating a meal together. 1,636 more words


UMP Recommends - Funny Games

A director retelling the same story usually extricates nothing spectacular – George Sluizer tried it with his Dutch captive thriller Spoorloos (few years later remade in USA by the same director), Eli Roth with his horror-wonder… 506 more words


Caché (2005)

Written and directed by Michael Haneke
(number 390)

I like French films, pretentious boring French films!

Again, I went in knowing nothing about the film, I watched it with Jarrod who also had no idea. 600 more words


A Digital Masterwork: Michael Haneke's Caché (2005)

Caché is one of those movies that winds you so tightly after one watch that a second viewing is sure to be less satisfying. I finally plucked up the courage to give it another spin and while the experience is a different one with all the mystery dispelled, the film is no less impressive. 545 more words