If Michael Haneke names a movie Happy End, you can bet it won’t have one — just as you know to do the opposite every time Donald Trump says, “Believe me.” The writer-director of Funny Games, Caché, Amour, The Piano Teacher and The White Ribbon, Haneke focuses his latest on a wealthy family in Calais....
Michael Haneke, the Oscar-winning director of “Amour,” became the latest prominent European filmmaker to criticize the #MeToo movement.
Director Michael Haneke is the latest figure in European cinema to criticize the #MeToo movement. Speaking to Austrian publication Kurier (per The Hollywood Reporter) the Amour filmmaker claimed that the movement — which was started in response to dozens of women in Hollywood coming forward with sexual-harassment and assault accusations ... More »
Oscar and double Palme d’Or winner Michael Haneke has become the latest prominent European artist to lament what he calls a “witch hunt” in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Speaking with Kurier, the Austrian filmmaker said there is no...Show More Summary
The Oscar- and Palme d'Or-winning filmmaker (The Piano Teacher, Amour) is working on a ten-part miniseries titled Kelvin's Book, "a dystopian story set in the near future."
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By Sheryl Oh It will probably make you really uncomfortable, and that's a severe understatement. The article Michael Haneke is Ready to Make His First TV Show appeared first on Film School Rejects.
By Sheryl Oh Through formalism, Haneke confronts us about what it means to identify with what we see onscreen. The article Michael Haneke’s Films Confound Our Conceptions of Reality appeared first on Film School Rejects.
Alexander Payne’s latest movie, starring Matt Damon, and the new Michael Haneke film.
Master filmmaker Michael Haneke (‘Amour,’ ‘The White Ribbon’) returns with ‘Happy End,’ another scathing cinematic critique of the upper crust.
A groaning death rattle for society, compassion, hope, justice, and maybe the uncompromising career of its maker, Happy End is far from the best Michael Haneke movie. But it just might be the most Michael Haneke movie—a kind of grueling greatest-hits collection from the reigning scold of European art cinema. Now, for… Read more...
Having made a name for himself with a series of impeccably made but undeniably chilly stories, Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke changed things up considerably with his last film, “Amour” (2012). The film demonstrated a willingness by...Show More Summary
Each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, except perhaps in the films of the Austrian writer-director Michael Haneke, where domestic misery tends to express itself as a series of repetitive, even ritualistic patterns. He has, in effect, turned this repetition into a kind of joke; in most of...
God bless whoever introduced Michael Haneke to Snapchat. In Happy End, the notoriously misanthropic director returns to the familiar territory of media-obsessed teens, this time a smartphone-wielding 13-year-old named Eve (Fantine Harduin). In another director’s hands, the predatory framing of the technology could come off as shallowly cautionary, but this ... More »
Michael Haneke’s latest drama “Happy End” begins with cell phone footage shot by teenager Eve Laurent (Fantine Harduin) of her mother. Later, Eve shows her mother unconscious and she admits that she poisoned her. Haneke then expandsShow More Summary
“HAPPY END”, Michael Haneke’s new film, features murder, suicidal depression and myriad forms of torture—none of which will surprise anyone who has seen the Austrian writer-director’s previous work.
French screen icon joins writer-directors Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon for one of her final appearances Here is one of the final screen appearances of Emmanuelle Riva, icon of movies from Michael Haneke’s Amour to Gillo Pontecorvo’s Kapò and Alain Resnais’s Hiroshima Mon Amour, who died in January at the age of 89. Show More Summary
This year, the Austrian master of misery is crashing your holiday party. Read more...
Richard Brody on Ruben Östlund’s “The Square,” Yorgos Lanthimos’s “Killing of a Sacred Deer,” and the influence of Michael Haneke.
Michael Haneke is not known for light-heartedness. The Austrian filmmaker behind Funny Games, Caché, The White Ribbon, and Amour specializes in challenging, often incredibly bleak dramas where all is not right in the world. So when Haneke’s...Show More Summary