FUNNY GAMES

A film by Michael Haneke

French Distribution • International Sales

FUNNY GAMES

A film by Michael Haneke

With
Susanne Lothar Ulrich Mühe Arno Frisch Frank Giering

French Distribution • International Sales

Releases
French Release on 14-01-1998
World Premiere: Festival de Cannes 1997

Genre
Drama

Synopsis
It is the start of the holiday. Anna, Georg and their young son Georgie travel to their idyllic lakeside house. Their neighbours, Fred and Eva, are already there. They have arranged to play golf together for the next day. The weather is superb. While father and son are rigging up their freshly overhauled sailing boat, Anna prepares supper. Suddenly Peter, a young, evidently well-bred guest of their neighbours, is standing at the front door asking Anna for a few eggs, explaining that Eva has started cooking and run out of eggs. Anna willingly complies with the request. Then stopping abruptly she asks how he has entered their property. Peter replies that there is a hole in the fence which Fred had shown him...

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Producers: Wega Film - Veit Heiduschka
France Distribution: Les Films du Losange
International Sales: Les Films du Losange

Nationalities: Austria

Script: Michael Haneke
Cinematographer: Jürgen Jürges
Editing: Andreas Prochaska
Sound: Walter Amann
Production Designer: Christoph Kanter
Costumes: Lisy Christl

Duration: 1h44
Sound Format: 5.1 Dolby Digital
Visa: 93 071
Production Year: 1997