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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 Hidden (Caché) (2005). He is married to Susanne. They have four children. See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 90 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Happy End (written by) (pre-production)
 2012 Amour (screenplay)
 2009 The White Ribbon (story) / (written by)
 2007 Funny Games (written by)
 2005 Hidden (Caché) (written by)
 2003 Time of the Wolf (writer)
 2000 Code Unknown
 1997 Funny Games
 1997 The Castle (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 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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Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Benny's Video (1992)] Benny thinks he can control things by incorporating them into video, for example, with the camera on the street. Of course, it's an illusion, even a dangerous illusion. Why do people film their vacations? I've never done that, nor even taken pictures. I find that totally perverse. [I think the idea they have is that] if I have an image of that, I possess it. Naturally, ... See more »

Trivia:

Named his ten favorite films in the 2002 Sight & Sound Greatest Films Poll: Au Hasard Balthazar (1966), Lancelot of the Lake (1974), The Mirror (1975), Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975), The Exterminating Angel (1962), The Gold Rush (1925), Psycho (1960), A Woman Under the Influence (1974), Germany Year Zero (1948) and L'Eclisse (1962). See more »

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Shots of televisions, usually showing news See more »

Nickname:

Slappy

Star Sign:

Aries

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