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Michael Haneke


A true master of his craft, Michael Haneke is one of the greatest film artists working today and one who challenges his viewers each year and work goes by, with films that reflect real portions of life in realistic, disturbing and unforgettable ways. One of the most genuine filmmakers of the world cinema, Haneke wrote and directed films in several... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 102 wins & 87 nominations. See more awards »

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Caché Writer
(2005)
(2009)
Amour Writer
(2012)
Funny Games Writer
(1997)

Filmography

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 2017 Happy End (written by)
 2012 Amour (screenplay)
 2009 The White Ribbon (story) / (written by)
 2007 Funny Games (written by)
 2005 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:

The question is, is film merely entertainment, or is it more? If it is art, it has to be more. Art can be entertaining. The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964) is entertaining, [but] it is more than diversion, it is concentration, [it] focuses your thoughts. [so cinema can change the world?] No, but it can make it a less sad place than it already is. See more »

Trivia:

He enjoyed an unexpected popularity among film fans and the internet world when a Twitter account with his name and profile appeared during the 2012-2013 awards season when he received Oscar nominations for Amour (2012). The @Michael_Haneke account was a satirical account which posted from random opinions on movies from other directors to photos of cats and even a funny coverage of the Oscars, ... See more »

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