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Michael Haneke

Der siebente Kontinent (The Seventh Continent)

Edition 1994
104' - 1989 - Drama - Dialogue: German, French, English
Director: Michael Haneke With: Birgit Doll, Dieter Berner, Leni Tanzer
Every day we read stories about family tragedies. Every day families take pleasure in their alienation, contenting themselves with information and a life on the cheap. Every day they have less to decide about and hate themselves for their fear. Every day they suffer more from their lives. Every day many of them wear themselves out fighting this fact. Every day they speak less and laugh louder. Every day feel the need to take a decision in order to be able to breathe. This film is a chronicle of these decisions. It does not intend to bear any judgement. It knows no answer. It questions the cause. (M. Haneke)

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Credits

Director

Michael Haneke

With

Birgit Doll, Dieter Berner, Leni Tanzer

Scenario

Michael Haneke, Johanna Teicht

Director of Photography

Anton Peschke

Editor

Marie Homolkova

Producer

Veit Heiduschka

More information

Dialogue

German, French, English

Countries of production

Austria

Year

1989

Filmography

Michael Haneke
The Seventh Continent (1989), Benny's Video (1992), 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994), Lumière and Company (1995), Funny Games (1997), Code Unknown (2000), The Piano Teacher (2001), Time of the Wolf (2003), Caché (Hidden) (2005), Funny Games (2007), The White Ribbon (2009), Amour (2012), Happy End (2017)

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