Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Palme d'Or | Cannes IFF, France, 2012
CAST & CREW
Margaret Ménégoz, Stefan Arndt, Veit Heiduschka, Michael Katz
Director of Photography
Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert
Les Films du Losange X-Filme Creative Pool Wega Film France 3 Cinéma ARD Degeto Film Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)
Born 23 March, 1942, Munich, Germany, Austrian filmmaker and screenwriter. He attended the University of Vienna to study philosophy, psychology and drama. After graduating, he became a film critic and from 1967 to 1970 he worked as TV editor and dramaturg. He made his debut as a television director in 1974. Haneke's feature film debut was in 1989. He won various prestigious awards (Palme d'Or in 2009 and 2012, Golden Globe Award in 2010, etc.). Haneke has worked in theatre too. He is known for raising social issues in his work. Besides working as filmmaker he also teaches directing at the Filmacademy Vienna.
The Seventh Continent (1989), Benny's Video (1992), 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994), Lumiere and Company (segment, 1995), Funny Games (1997), The Castle (1997), Code Unknown: Incomplete Tales of Several Journeys (2000) The Piano Player (2001), Time of the Wolf (2003), Hidden (2005), Fanny Games. USA (2007), The White Ribbon (2009), Love (2012).