An inside portrait of a supreme artist.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: The films of Michael Haneke are forbidding to the touch. Severe, often austere, precise, cool and yet voluptuous in the manner of ideas and uncomfortable emotions, they hammer away at the psyche the way our most fearsome...
A superb account of ageing and illness from Michael Haneke.
CANNES FILM FESTIVAL: Michael Haneke’s new film Amour continues the German auteur’s decades-long fascination with the idea of violation and of how everyone is vulnerable to forced surrender, provided there’s someone cruel enough to demand it. ...
The pinnacle of political thrillers.
The impact of Costa-Gavras’ politically volatile assassination thriller Z (1969) upon international cinema is particularly easy to measure in hindsight.