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Writer:
Michael Haneke (writer)
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Release Date:
8 October 2003 (France) See more »
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Plot:
When Anna and her family arrive at their holiday home, they find it occupied by strangers. This confrontation is just the beginning of a painful learning process. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
A Family's Struggle Following the Unthinkable See more (70 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Isabelle Huppert ... Anne Laurent

Béatrice Dalle ... Lise Brandt

Patrice Chéreau ... Thomas Brandt
Rona Hartner ... Arina
Maurice Bénichou ... M. Azoulay

Olivier Gourmet ... Koslowski
Brigitte Roüan ... Béa
Lucas Biscombe ... Ben
Hakim Taleb ... Young runaway

Anaïs Demoustier ... Eva
Serge Riaboukine ... The leader
Maryline Even ... Mme Azoulay
Florence Loiret Caille ... Nathalie Azoulay (as Florence Loiret-Caille)
Branko Samarovski ... Policeman
Daniel Duval ... Georges Laurent
Thierry van Werveke ... Jean

Michaël Abiteboul ... Armed man
Pierre Berriau ... Fred, the killer in the chalet
Costel Cascaval ... Constantin

Luminita Gheorghiu ... Mrs. Homolka
Franck Gourlat ... Water seller
François Hauteserre ... The music lover
Maria Hofstätter ... Quarrelsome woman
Valérie Moreau ... Fred's wife
Claude Singeot ... Razor-blade man
Ina Strnad ... Chalet child
Adriana Trandafir ... Marya
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roman Agrinz
Peter Bartak
Gabriela Bauer
Ileana Brancau
Alexander Bárta
Georg Friedrich
Simon Hatzl
Margita Huttová
Alexandra Höftmann
Silke Jandl
Edmund Jäger
Dorothea Kocsis
Natascha Kuliskova
Carmen Loley

Andreas Lust

Marian Mitas
Martin Nahálka
Klaus Ortner
Maria Esperanza Paraschiv (as Maria Speranza Paraschiv)
Petru Pecican
Andreas Puehringer (as Andreas Puhringer)
Sonja Romei
Christoph Theußl
Sophie Wimmer-Lieb
Christian Wlach
Mira Zeichmann
Werner Wultsch ... Bauernbursche (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Haneke 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Haneke  writer

Produced by
Veit Heiduschka .... producer
Michael Katz .... executive producer
Margaret Ménégoz .... producer
Michael Weber .... co-producer
 
Cinematography by
Jürgen Jürges 
 
Film Editing by
Nadine Muse 
Monika Willi 
 
Casting by
Markus Schleinzer 
 
Production Design by
Christoph Kanter 
 
Art Direction by
James David Goldmark 
 
Costume Design by
Lisy Christl 
 
Makeup Department
Nikolaj Espinosa Bach .... makeup artist
Elzbieta Bumbul .... makeup artist
Ellen Just .... makeup artist
Claus Lulla .... makeup artist
Stéphane Malheu .... makeup artist
Thi-Loan Nguyen .... makeup artist
Waldemar Pokromski .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Fabien Courage .... unit manager
Roman Haschberger .... unit manager
Nathalie Nghet .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Katharina Biró .... second assistant director
Hanus Polak Jr. .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Peter Ecker .... property master: outdoor
 
Sound Department
Sophie Chiabaut .... boom operator
Philippe Dongé .... sound mix technician
William Franck .... reshoot sound recordist
Eric Grattepain .... foley artist
Jean-Pierre Laforce .... sound mixer
Jakob Schäfer .... boom operator
Guillaume Sciama .... sound mixer
 
Stunts
Peter Hric .... stunts
Roman Jankovic .... stunt rider
Michael Sandala .... horse wrangler
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Carol Burandt von Kameke .... second assistant camera
Christoph Grasser .... camera trainee
Oliver Haas .... best boy electric
Marcus Kanter .... additional assistant camera
Oliver Lechner .... assistant camera
Wolfgang Lederer .... dolly
Andre Mayerhofer .... lighting technician
Jörg Mohr .... gaffer
Christoph Nickel .... gaffer
Gerald Piesch .... clapper loader
Robert Stopfer .... first assistant camera
Volker Vahl .... lighting technician
Markus Veh .... lighting technician
Jörg Widmer .... Steadicam operator
Martin Zoigner .... lighting technician
 
Casting Department
Raluca Jacono-Muntean .... casting assistant
Raluca Jacono-Muntean .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Brigitte Fink .... wardrobe
Marie Heitzinger .... textile breakdown artist
Barbara Hägele .... wardrobe
Evelyn Thell .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Yannick Coutheron .... assistant editor
Alarich Lenz .... assistant editor
Willi Willinger .... colorist
 
Transportation Department
Eva Jürgens .... production driver
 
Other crew
Nouma Bordj .... production assistant
Amira Chemakhi .... production accountant: France
Jean-Baptiste Filleau .... continuity
Peter Hric .... horse master
Raluca Jacono-Muntean .... dialogue coach
Ulrike Lässer .... production coordinator
Mathias Mayer .... set manager
Christa Preisinger .... production accountant
Erell Tanguy .... production secretary
Karl Lang .... animal trainer (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Le temps du loup" - France (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for some violence, language and sexuality/nudity
Runtime:
114 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Director Trademark: [Michael Haneke] [character name]Daniel Duval's character is named Georges Laurent.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Near the end, Ben's nose is bleeding and he is awake and crying. He wipes the blood from his face and more blood seems to run from his nose across his cheek - but when he sniffs and his cheek moves, the stream of blood does not move with the cheek.See more »
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38 out of 49 people found the following review useful.
A Family's Struggle Following the Unthinkable, 27 April 2005
Author: Joseph-CTR-Peed from Atlanta GA

This is a stark, dark, unconventional, and unsettling story film. But in the context of that chaos, what it means to be human is beautifully developed. The story revolves around a single French family thrown into the countryside in some post-apocalyptic period. The producer uses an almost documentary approach to the story. This reveals to us the rather drastic and desperate nature of their circumstances, but, unexpectedly, also reveals things like kindness to strangers, forbearance with other's weaknesses, fortitude, and reaching out. These positive human traits are contrasted with those of the stubborn uncaring adolescent boy who would rather hang off in the wood, and venture in only to steal what he wants... the lone Wolf. Its a very engaging and moving work. At one point, I found myself in tears at one particularly heart-rending scene. Humanity at a time of great stress is poignantly pictured, both in its strengths, and in its Sin. The acting is simply incredible, especially the mother and her younger daughter. Unlike the Hollywood films, this film offers no magic solutions, no instant fixes, no easy outs. Goverments have failed, and now common people are paying the price. Society has been reduced to the lowest common denominators. But the film seems to conclude with the idea that recovery is possible, through cooperation and sacrifice. There is some closure to the family's immediate straits. This film has the power to make us think about what we are doing to each other, and what might possibly happen if we let them go over the edge............

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