Sunday, March 4 at 2pm

Happy End
France | Austria | Germany
Directed by Michael Haneke
In English and in French with English subtitles
Drama
107 minutes
Rated PG: coarse & sexual language; violence

When her mother falls ill under mysterious circumstances, young Eve (Fantine Harduin) is sent to live with her estranged father’s relatives in Calais. The Laurent family – wealthy, neurotic and self-obsessed – own a lucrative construction company and live in a sprawling mansion house, waited on by servants. But trouble is brewing, as a series of intergenerational back-stabbings threaten to tear the family apart. Meanwhile, distracted by infidelities and betrayals, they fail to notice that their new arrival has a sinister secret of her own.

Quotes:

“BITING AND MYSTERIOUS, SLY AND ELUSIVE, INNOVATIVE AND UNSETTLING.”
- Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair

“A BLACK COMEDY OF PURE SOCIOPATHY.”
- Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

“DARKLY FUNNY… AN ICY SOAP OPERA.”
- Donald Clark, The Irish Times

Awards:

Nominated for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival 2017

Nominated for Best European Actress – Isabelle Huppert, and Best European Actor – Jean-Louis Trintignant at the European Film Awards 2017

Nominated for Best International Film at the Munich Film Festival 2017

Nominated for Best Film at the Sydney Film Festival 2017

2pm HAPPY END
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