WHO’S IN IT?
Isabelle Huppert (Elle), Jean-Louis Trintignant (Z), Mathieu Kassovitz (Amélie), Franz Rogowski (Victoria), Fantine Harduin (Fanny’s Journey), Laura Verlinden (Ben X), Toby Jones (W.), Loubna Abidar (Much Loved), Nabiha Akkari (Nous York), Hassam Ghancy (Traitor)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Michael Haneke (Amour), director, writer; Margaret Ménégoz (Raja), producer; Christian Berger (The White Ribbon), cinematographer; Monika Willi (Funny Games), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
After her mother falls ill under mysterious circumstances, young Eve (Harduin) is sent to live with her estranged father’s wealthy and narcissistic family in Calais. However, while everyone is focused more on their own intergenerational backstabbing and treachery, little do they know that the new arrival has a sinister secret of her own…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Michael Haneke’s biting and bleak satire of the French bourgeois family – set amidst the European refugee crisis – offers more of the darkly humorous schadenfreude that he’s best known for.