Release date:December 23, 2005
Studio:Sony Pictures Classics
MPAA Rating:R (for brief strong violence)
Starring:Juliette Binoche, Daniel Auteuil, Maurice Bénichou, Annie Girardot, Bernard Le Coq, Walid Afkir, Daniel Duval, Nathalie Richard, Denis Podalydès, Aïssa Maïga, Caroline Baehr, Christian Benedetti, Philippe Besson, Loic Brabant
Cannes Film Festival 2005, Best Director Award Michael Haneke. Georges, who hosts a TV literary review, receives packages containing videos of himself with his family — shot secretly from the street — and alarming drawings whose meaning is obscure. He has no idea who may be sending them. Gradually, the footage on the tapes becomes more personal, suggesting that the sender has known Georges for some time. Georges feels a sense of menace hanging over him and his family but, as no direct threat has been made, the police refuse to help...