“"71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance" "is the third part of Haneke's trilogy about the violence in modern society. Although this time does not develop a single story, but several, in the end will match much of their different players in one dramatic point.
Also for this reason, the movie shows a broader records, but always with an overview of the problems that afflict developed societies: isolation, aggression, lack of values, boredom, fear, rejection ... and again violence, carried to its logical, and dramatic response to a very complex conflict solution.
The way of putting it is always characteristic of Haneke film, through close-ups, sometimes sharp, sometimes painful and always marked by a sharp social criticism. But as the director he once stated:
“I'm a huge fan of Michael Haneke so I was really eager to check this flick. As usual, Haneke didn't disappoint me. It was interesting to see how similar it was to 'Elephant', directed 10 years later by Gus van Sant. Indeed, the subject is similar and they both take the same approach to display the events without explaining them. The big difference was that Haneke has chosen to display the different characters who would be eventually involved in this tragedy. I must admit I was wondering where the whole thing was going but it became really clear at the end. It is also a rather depressing movie to watch as all the characters are so sad and no one of them seem to live a happy life. Maybe Haneke wanted to display that in our modern age, ruled by computers and televisions, it has become really ” read more
"Hmm ja hmmm. Pisti kyllä vähän miettimään tän leffan todellista funktiota, mikä ei auennut eteen kirkkaana, enkä oikein muutenkaan tiedä sanoa tästä mitään kovin älykästä, mutta on tässä silti jotain.
EDIT: No on mun kyllä silti pakko sanoa jotakin. Siis päällimmäinen ajatus tässä on (kaiketi) näyttää kuinka merkityksettömän pieniä palasia ihmiset ovat verrattuna suureen massaan. Kohtaukset ovat pieniä ja nopeita, kohtaus voidaan leikata, vaikka hahmolla olisi "