Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Funny Games

Funny that Michael Haneke should revisit his own masterpiece. My 2 cents worth... The synopsis, that is if you're not going to watch the original or the 2007 remake.

"My films are intended as polemical statements against the American 'barrel down' cinema and its dis-empowerment of the spectator. They are an appeal for a cinema of insistent questions instead of false (because too quick) answers, for clarifying distance in place of violating closeness, for provocation and dialogue instead of consumption and consensus." So why the U.S.?

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