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BFI Southbank Guide Dec 2017

NEW RELEASE @BFI 11 NEW RELEASE Plenty of chances for you to sample the best new cinema Happy End France-Austria-Germany 2017. Dir Michael Haneke. With Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz. 107min. Digital. EST. Cert tbc. A Curzon Artificial Eye release In this brilliant, sometimes slyly satirical gem, Michael Haneke ingeniously reworks and updates the themes of his earlier films Happy End focuses on a Calais family Haneke’s dark, sardonic yet quietly seemingly blind to the unfortunates compassionate picture of this in the refugee camp across town. dysfunctional dynasty is as Anne (Huppert) oversees their formally inventive, morally construction business now that her relevant and psychologically astute father (Trintignant) can no longer as ever, the wholly compelling cope. Meanwhile, following his drama leavened by bracing ex-wife’s overdose, Anne’s doctor moments of absurdist humour. brother (Kassovitz) is reacquainting Formidably intelligent filmmaking. himself with his teenage daughter. Geoff Andrew, Programmer-at-large Wealth notwithstanding, the entire clan seems frustrated or lonely... OPENS FRI 15 DEC


BFI Southbank Guide Dec 2017
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