|release date||March 14 2008|
|studio||Warner Independent Pictures|
|starring||Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt, Brady Corbet, Devon Gearhart|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisIn this provocative and brutal thriller from director Michael Haneke, a vacationing family gets an unexpected visit from two deeply disturbed young men. Their idyllic holiday turns nightmarish as they are subjected to unimaginable terrors and struggle to stay alive.
Remade from his own acclaimed 1997 film, “Funny Games” is written and directed by Michael Haneke (“Caché”), and stars Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt, Brady Corbet and Devon Gearhart.
Michael Haneke’s 1997 film, Funny Games, was one of the best horror films of the 1990s. At a time when the Scream effect was in full force, delivering watered down shocks to audiences who’d come to expect safety, fun and little else in the dark recesses of the multiplex, Funny Games came along to remind us that horror movies still had the power to terrify. An intense story that mined its premise for maximum suspense, Haneke’s film also took sadistic pleasure in thrusting the viewer into the grisly proceedings in the most subversive way possible. And it was all the more unsettling because of it. …Read More