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On a bustling Paris streetcorner, four separate lives intersect, setting into motion a stunning film by acclaimed filmmaker Michael Haneke (The Piano Teacher, Funny Games), which has been called "the most intellectually stimulating and emotionally provocative piece of European cinema of recent times." Carefully interweaving the stories of Anne, a promising actress (Juliette Binoche), her photojournalist boyfriend Georges (Thierry Neuvic), a young teacher of African descent (Ona Lu Yenke) and a Romanian illegal immigrant (Luminita Gheorghiu), Haneke crafts a compelling portrait of life in a fractured, lonely world. As these divergent stories gradually unfold, the seemingly unrelated lives prove to have very much in common, as they struggle for love and acceptance in society of locked doors and cold stares.
In the Paris Metro, riding in a crowded car as she's done hundreds of times before, Anne - an actress - has an encounter with a taunting, terrifying man. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Colten
Strange movie but Juliette Binoche helps and carries it, I remember a movie by Lelouch with the same message and it was not at all in pieces. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Marie
After ENDURING this movie, I went back to thee reviews to see why so many good ratings. Can say that i'm still at a loss to see why people were moved by it. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Gerry C.
Movie was poorly written, consequently hard to follow and connect.Published 13 months ago by Lisa Jahn
Choppy, no plot line to follow and the ending does nothing to draw the movie together for the viewer.Published 13 months ago by Mr. Carpenter