The White Ribbon

Austria, Germany, 2009 / 141 Mins

Director: Michael Haneke

Starring: Ulrich Tukur, Susanne Lothar


Bad things happen in a small village: A horse trips on a wire and throws the rider; a woman falls to her death through rotted planks; the local baron's son is hung upside down in a mill. Who is responsible? This grandiose film is an oppressive current look into the chasms of the people's soul.