MICHAEL HANEKE

  • Oscar foreign film nominees reveal movie magic February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: A few old-school video cameras, a cloned apartment, a sea of digital sharks, and an actress who helped herself to craft services were just a few tricks that international filmmakers employed in their Oscar nominated films. The five directors nominated for this year's foreign language film Academy Award revealed...
  • 'Barfi' is out of the Oscars race December 22, 2012

    Beverly Hills: Anurag Basu's 'Barfi', chronicling the tender romance of a hearing and speech impaired boy, is out of the Oscars race as the Academy announced the list of nine films will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 85th Academy Awards. Seventyone...
  • 65th Cannes Film Festival: List of winners May 28, 2012

    Cannes: The 2012 Cannes Film Festival announced its winners on Sunday. Following is a list of the main awards. 1. Palme d'Or (Best Film) 'Love'/Amour (Austria) by Michael Haneke 2. Grand Prix (Runnerup) 'Reality' (Italy) by Matteo Garrone 3. Jury Prize (Third Prize) 'The Angels' Share' (Britain) by Ken Loach 4....
  • Michael Haneke's 'Amour' wins top prize at Cannes May 28, 2012

    Cannes: The Cannes Film Festival rewarded one of its favorite directors Sunday, as Michael Haneke won the top prize for a second time with his stark film about love and death, 'Amour.' The Austrian director's powerful and understated film stars two French acting icons 85yearold Emmanuelle Riva and 81yearold JeanLouis...
  • The White Ribbon wins Cannes top prize May 25, 2009

    Cannes (France): Austrian director Michael Haneke's somber drama The White Ribbon claimed the top prize on Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival, where Quentin Tarantino and Lars von Trier entries earned the acting honors. It was a big night for Austria, whose triumphs included Christoph Waltz as best actor for Tarantino's...