Gripping, edge-of-your-seat film. Really loved this one!
The Seventh ContinentDescribed by Michael Haneke as a reflection on "the progressive emotional glaciation of Austria" (and the first part of Haneke's "Glaciation Trilogy"), THE SEVENTH CONTINENT focuses on George (Dieter Berner), a middling engineer and his sardonic wife Anna (Birgit Doll). Unable...Subscribe to to watch now
Benny's VideoAccustomed to a trite routine of school activities, daily visits to a local video store and hours in front of his bedroom television, Benny finds himself enthralled by his tape of a slaughtered swine. Staying alone in his parents' apartment, Benny eventually brings home an unknown girl,...Subscribe to to watch now
71 Fragments of a Chronology of ChanceIn 71 FRAGMENTS, clips of TV news segments on warfare in the former Yugoslavia alternate between stories of urban disconnection. And while continuing to approach filmmaking from an anti-psychological perspective, Michael Haneke assembles a unified work from snippets of...Subscribe to to watch now
The CastleA land surveyor identified simply as K is summoned to a remote mountain village by the local government, known as (and housed in) "the castle." Unable to convince underlings of the legitimacy of his position, he tries to take his case to castle officials. But the more K struggles to gain...Subscribe to to watch now
Funny GamesA succession of sadistic games between victims and perpetrators (and between auteur and spectator) FUNNY GAMES opens with an aerial shot of an SUV maneuvering through an idyllic landscape. Inside the vehicle, Anna (Susanne Lothar, THE PIANO TEACHER), Georg (Ulrich Mühe, THE LIVES OF OTHERS) and...Subscribe to to watch now
- Adaptation / Literary / Prose
- Comedy / Black Comedy
- Crime / Criminal / Sociopath/Supervillain
- Crime / Transgression / Home Invasion
- Drama / Dysfunctional Family
- Drama / Melodrama
- Drama / Political
- Drama / Portmanteau
- Drama / Tragedy
- International / European / Austrian
- Suspense / Psychological
- Suspense / Psychological / Compulsion
This was a disturbing, mesmerizing and very compelling film. It brings to light the hearbreaking complexity of dysfunction.
What will horrify you most about this film is it could happen to anybody, even you. How could you deny a clean-cut, innocent looking guy and close friend of your...