- France / Austria / Germany
- 1h 47min
- Directed by: Michael Haneke
- Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Isabelle Huppert, Mathieu Kassovitz, Fantine Harduin
The story of a powerful, privileged bourgeois family living near Calais but seemingly oblivious to everything happening on its doorstep. It doesn’t quite have the hypnotic intensity of previous Haneke films like Amour and The White Ribbon but it’s bleak and pitiless.
Reviews & features
Happy End23 May 2017
Cannes 2017: Michael Haneke is at it again, placing the bourgeoisie under a merciless microscope
Michael Haneke has spent more than 30 years mercilessly exposing the fears and hypocrisies of the middle classes. Slow-burning ensemble drama Happy End is no exception as it focuses on a powerful, privileged bourgeois family living near Calais, and…
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