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Michael Haneke

Author: Peter Brunette
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2010.
Series: Contemporary film directors.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this book, Peter Brunette analyzes the theatrical releases of Austrian film director Michael Haneke, including The White Ribbon, winner of the 2009 Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Perhaps best known for Cache, The Piano Teacher, and his remake of his own disturbing Funny Games, Haneke has consistently challenged critics and film viewers to consider their own responsibility for what they watch when they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Michael Haneke; Michael Haneke; Michael Haneke; Michael Haneke; Michael Haneke
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Brunette
ISBN: 9780252035319 0252035313 9780252077173 0252077172
OCLC Number: 437115122
Description: 168 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Violence, representation, responsibility: the films of Michael Haneke --
The seventh continent --
Benny's video --
71 fragments of a chronology of chance --
Funny games --
Code unknown --
The piano teacher --
Time of the wolf --
Caché --
The white ribbon --
Interviews with Michael Haneke.
Series Title: Contemporary film directors.
Responsibility: Peter Brunette.


A study of Michael Haneke's searing cinema. 
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"Brunette wields critical theory with an extremely light touch, which results in a smooth reading experience."--Jump Cut "Brunette writes with a clear command of the material and a great admiration Read more...

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