Director: Michael Haneke
Starring: Juliette Binoche, Daniel Auteuil
France/Austria/Germany/Italy, 2005, 1 hour 53 minutes, subtitles
Successful TV literary critic Georges starts to receive mysterious videos that suggest that his home is being closely watched. As his anxiety rises and the cracks in his happy family life start to show, Georges sets out to find out who is behind the tapes.
Both a nail-biting psychological thriller and a philosophical inquiry into watching and being watched, the final shot of this fascinating film generated more discussion than most films at this year’s Cannes film festival.
Winner Best Director Prize Cannes Film Festival 2005
Winner of 5 European Film Awards including best film
“Utterly gripping...a breathtaking film by a masterful, formidably intelligent