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In a village in Protestant northern Germany, on the eve of World War I, the children of a church and school run by the village schoolteacher and their families experience a series of bizarre incidents that inexplicably assume the characteristics of a punishment ritual. Who could be responsible for such bizarre transgressions? Leonie Benesch, Josef Bierbichler, and Rainer Bock star in director Michael Haneke's Palm d'Or-winning period drama. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:December 30, 2009

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
National Society of Film Critics Christian Berger Best Cinematographer 2009 Winner
New York Film Critics Circle Christian Berger Best Cinematography 2009 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Christian Berger Best Cinematography 2009 Nominee

Cast

Christian Friedel
as The Schoolteacher
Ernst Jacobi
as The Narrator
Leonie Benesch
as Eva
Ulrich Tukur
as The Baron
Ursina Lardi
as Marie-Louise, the Baroness
Michael Kranz
as The Tutor
Burghart Klaußner
as The Pastor
Steffi Kühnert
as Anna, the Pastor's Wife
Josef Bierbichler
as The Steward
Gabriela Maria Schmeide
as Emma, the Steward's Wife
Janina Fautz
as Erna
Theo Trebs
as Ferdinand
Rainer Bock
as The Doctor
Susanne Lothar
as The Midwife
Roxane Duran
as Anna
Branko Samarovski
as The Farmer
Birgit Minichmayr
as Frieda
Sebastian Hülk
as Max
Detlev Buck
as Eva's father
Michael Schenk
as Criminal Police Officer
Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey
as Farmer
Florian Kohler
as Farmer

Crew

Michael Haneke
Director
Leonie Benesch
Producer
Andrea Occhipinti
Producer
Margaret Menegoz
Producer
Stefan Arndt
Producer
Veit Heiduschka
Producer
Michael Haneke
Screenwriter
Christian Berger
Cinematographer
Monika Willi
Editor
Christoph Kanter
Production Designer
Moidele Bickel
Costume Designer
Guillaume Sciama
Sound/Sound Designer
Jean-Pierre Laforce
Sound/Sound Designer
Ulli Neumann
Production Manager
Ulli Neumann
Line Producer
Jean-Claude Carrière
Screenplay Consultant
Waldemar Pokromski
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