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Duration: 2 hours, 20 minutes

Award-winning film by Michael Haneke set on the eve of World War I. The quiet order of a small German village is disturbed by a series of mysterious and inexplicable accidents. To the mounting concern of the villagers, the events persist, becoming increasingly sinister and taking on the character of a perverse punishment ritual. But who is responsible?

In German with English subtitles.

Last on

Sun 17 Feb 2013 21:00 BBC Four

Credits

The Schoolteacher
Christian Friedel
The Baron
Ulrich Tukur
Martin
Leonard Proxauf
The Pastor
Burghart Klaussner
The Pastor's Wife
Steffi Kuhnert
The Tutor
Michael Kranz
Adolf
Levin Henning
Sigi
Fion Mutert
The Baroness
Ursina Lardi
The Schoolteacher as an Old Man
Ernst Jacobi
Eva
Leonie Benesch
Klara
Maria-Victoria Dragus
Director
Michael Haneke
Producer
Michael Katz
Producer
Veit Heiduschka
Producer
Margaret Menegoz
Producer
Stefan Arndt
Writer
Michael Haneke

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