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I am most concerned with television as the key symbol primarily of the media representation of violence [especially in Benny's Video
(1992) and Funny Games
(1997)], and more generally of a greater crisis, which I see as our collective loss of reality and social disorientation. Alienation is a very complex problem, but television is certainly implicated in it. We don't, of course, anymore perceive...
Directed his first feature film when he was 46 years old.
Short outbursts of violence, often occurring off-screen.