In The Home The White Ribbon

★★★★★ At his best, as he is with WHITE RIBBON, Haneke’s fusion of art and ideas is unsurpassed

Mary Colbert – SBS Film

★★★★ Tantalising...impressive

David Stratton – At The Movies
Key art for The White Ribbon

In the years leading up to World War One, a small village in the north of Germany is plagued with a series of mysterious accidents. At the heart of each of these accidents are the village's oppressed and abused children, but it is not clear as to what extent.

Christian Friedel
Ernst Jacobi
Leonie Benesch
Director: Michael Haneke
Writer: Michael Haneke
Producers: Stefan Arndt, Veit Heiduschka, Margaret Ménégoz, Andrea Occhipinti
Official Selection
Winner - Palme d'Or, Cannes Film Festival 2009
Winner - Best Foreign Language Film, Golden Globes 2009