Benny's Video (Directors Suite) (1992)

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Released 6-Jun-2007
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14 year-old Benny is the only son of a successful Austrian couple. Somewhat absorbed in their own lives and careers, he is often left to his own devices with his hi-tech gifts. Surrounded by TV and video images, electronic games and his beloved camcorder, Benny becomes increasingly removed from the 'real world', absorbed particularly with a tape of a pig being slaughtered. When his parents leave for a short holiday, Benny befriends a girl near his local video store and brings her home, taping their conversation before re-enacting his pet scene-and parents and son alike must come to terms with the enormity of this horrifying and senseless murder.
Director Michael Haneke's acclaimed study of the effects of violent imagery is a harrowing tale of isolation and desensitization.
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Starring
Arno Frisch
Angela Winkler
Ulrich Mühe
Ingrid Stassner
Stephanie Brehme
Stefan Polasek
Christian Pundy
Max Berner
Hanspeter Müller
Shelley Kästner
Directed by
Michael Haneke
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Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Dual
Layer
Drama 1992 105:14 576i (PAL) 4
Video
Widescreen 1.78:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
German Dolby Digital 2.0 mono (256Kb/s)
Subtitles
English
Extras
Main Menu Audio & Animation, Deleted Scenes-(14:05), Interviews-Crew-Interview with Michael Haneke (20:46), Theatrical Trailer-Caché (2:12), Theatrical Trailer-Le Temps du loup (1:43)
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