When a land surveyor arrives at a small snowy village, local authorities refuse to allow him to advance to the nearby castle. Increasingly complicated bureaucratic obstacles arise.
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The same year, Michael Haneke released Funny Games (1997) with the same lead actors than this film. See more
I had an unpleasant encounter with this Schwarzer the day I arrived. He telephoned a deputy warden by the name of Fritz and was told I'd been taken on as Land Surveyor. How do you explain that?
It's very simple. There's no fixed telephone connection with the Castle and no switchboard to direct our calls. If you call someone at the Castle from here, all the telephones in the lower offices ring - or rather they would ring if nearly all of them weren't turned off. Now and then an overly tired ...
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