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Benny's Video
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Benny's Video (1992)

3 years, 5 months ago at Jan 27 10:22
1 vote
Second part of Haneke's trilogy on violence in modern society, after "The Seventh Continent" (1989) and immediately prior to "71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance" (1994). "Benny's Video" (1992) is another twist, also devastating in the dissection of the welfare society. For the most unsettling film is Austrian director, serving radical situations, limit, raises questions that are not closed.read more

A very good movie

4 years, 6 months ago at Jan 7 14:10
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It has been a while since I have seen this flick and I should probably re-watch it at some point. Anyway, even though it didn't completely blow me away like 'Funny Games', I thought the whole thing was still quite impressive. Indeed, it gives such a chilling vision of humanity, seriously, it is just pitch dark and utterly depressing. And yet, even though it was incredibly sad, I thought it was sti... read more
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A story about a boy called Benny, who watches violent movies, including a home-made video of a pig being slaughtered. Soon after, Benny loses his mind and kills a girl and films the murder with his video camera.
Release date: 11 February 1993
1990s (8), Drama (7), Austria (6), 1992 (6), Switzerland (4), Austrian (4), Independent Film (3), Disturbing (3), (3), Video (3), Thriller (2), Travel Agency (2), Murder (2), Milk (2), Rent (1), Kitchen (1), Disco (1), Police Station (1), Part Of Trilogy (1), Mother Son Relationship (1)
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" Cast : Arno Frisch, Ulrich Mühe What was it about? A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents. My two cents: It has been a while since I have seen this flick and I should probably re-watch it. Anyway, even though it didn't completely blow me away like 'Funny Games', I thought the whole thing was still quite impressive. Indeed, it "


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Benny's Video (1992)

“Second part of Haneke's trilogy on violence in modern society, after "The Seventh Continent" (1989) and immediately prior to "71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance" (1994). "Benny's Video" (1992) is another twist, also devastating in the dissection of the welfare society. For the most unsettling film is Austrian director, serving radical situations, limit, raises questions that are not closed.

After an event of extreme gravity of a criminal act, we see the author, minor, that seems to have any consciousness of their responsibility in it. His father showed the same coolness in the time of the subsequent decision making. Meanwhile, the mother is in a kind of trance state, between nervous laughter and tears, unable to react at all. The solution is not simple but it's not really imp” read more

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A very good movie

“It has been a while since I have seen this flick and I should probably re-watch it at some point. Anyway, even though it didn't completely blow me away like 'Funny Games', I thought the whole thing was still quite impressive. Indeed, it gives such a chilling vision of humanity, seriously, it is just pitch dark and utterly depressing. And yet, even though it was incredibly sad, I thought it was still quite mesmerizing to behold. Basically, I consider this flick as some king of warm-up for 'Funny Games' (the fact that Arno Frisch played basically the same psychotic character reinforced this feeling) but it is quite a warm-up for sure. Indeed, I thought it was such a haunting movie, even though I have seen it a while back, I still keep thinking about it until today and that’s the great thin” read more

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