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Michael Haneke


Michael Haneke was born on March 23, 1942 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. He is a writer and director, known for The White Ribbon (2009), Amour (2012) and Caché (Hidden) (2005). He is married to Susanne. They have four children. See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 77 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Amour (screenplay)
 2009 The White Ribbon (screenplay) / (story)
 2007 Funny Games (written by)
 2005 Caché (Hidden) (screenplay)
 2003 Time of the Wolf (writer)
 1997 Funny Games
 1997 The Castle
 1993 Die Rebellion (TV Movie)
 1993 Tatort (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kesseltreiben (1993) ... (writer)
 1992 Benny's Video
 1991 Nachruf für einen Mörder (TV Movie)
 1989 The Seventh Continent (writer)
 1987 Schmutz (dialogue)
 1984 Wer war Edgar Allan? (TV Movie)
 1979 Lemminge (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Verletzungen (1979)
- Arkadien (1979)
 1976 Three Paths to the Lake (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1974 After Liverpool (TV Movie)
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4 Interviews | 8 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[When asked why he's making movies] Never ask the centipede why it walks, or it will stumble. See more »

Trivia:

His statement that "A feature film is twenty-four lies per second" is a reversal of and most likely a reference to Jean-Luc Godard's famous quote, "The cinema is truth, twenty-four frames per second.". See more »

Trademark:

Use of extremely long static takes See more »

Nickname:

Slappy

Star Sign:

Aries

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