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Michael H – Profession: Director

Michael H – Profession: Director
  • 2013
  • AT, FR
  • 92 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Yves Montmayeur
  • Written by: Yves Montmayeur
  • Cast: Michael Haneke, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Isabelle Huppert
  • Language: German, French
  • UK release: 15 March 2013

French documentary about Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke, portraying him as a master craftsman feared and revered by his actors. Unfortunately Haneke himself is less than revealing in interviews and Montmayeur less than probing, so in the end we don’t learn much about what motivates him.

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Michael H - Profession: Director

8 Mar 20133 stars

A limited portrait of the austere Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke

This French documentary about the Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke convincingly argues Haneke is one of the most important and idiosyncratic filmmakers working today. Writer-director Yves Montmayeur’s doc also makes the more interesting point that…

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