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Michael Haneke


Michael Haneke was born on March 23, 1942 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. He is a director and writer, 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 90 wins & 63 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Amour
 2007 Funny Games
 2000 Code Unknown
 1997 Funny Games
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary) (segment "Michael Haneke/Vienne")
 1992 Benny's Video
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6' 3" (1.91 m)
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[on what interests him as a moviegoer] I'm interested in seeing films that confront me with new things, with films that make me question myself, with films that help me to reflect on subjects that I hadn't thought about before, films that help me progress and advance. Those are the kinds of films that interest me. For me, personally, I think watching a movie that simply confirms my feelings is a ... See more »

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Directed his first opera, "Don Giovanni" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, in Paris. His unconventional interpretation caused mixed reactions among critics and the audience (27 January 2006). See more »

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Frequently centers film around psychotic, violent youths or socially detached characters. See more »

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Slappy

Star Sign:

Aries

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