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71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994)

71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 26 October 1995 (USA)
71 scenes revolving around a recent immigrant, a couple that has just adopted a daughter, a college student and a lonely old man.

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Michael Haneke

Writer:

Michael Haneke
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gabriel Cosmin Urdes Gabriel Cosmin Urdes ... Marian Radu (Romanian Boy)
Lukas Miko Lukas Miko ... Max
Otto Grünmandl Otto Grünmandl ... Tomek
Anne Bennent ... Inge Brunner
Udo Samel ... Paul Brunner
Branko Samarovski Branko Samarovski ... Hans
Claudia Martini Claudia Martini ... Maria
Georg Friedrich ... Bernie
Alexander Pschill ... Hanno
Klaus Händl Klaus Händl ... Gerhard
Corina Eder Corina Eder ... Anni
Dorothee Hartinger Dorothee Hartinger ... Kristina
Patricia Hirschbichler Patricia Hirschbichler ... Sabine Tomek
Barbara Nothegger Barbara Nothegger ... Fürsorgerin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sebastian Stan ... Kid
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71 scenes revolving around a recent immigrant, a couple that has just adopted a daughter, a college student and a lonely old man.

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Drama

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Country:

Austria | Germany

Language:

German | Romanian | English

Release Date:

26 October 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

71 Fragmentos de uma Cronologia do Acaso See more »

Filming Locations:

Austria See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Third part of Michael Haneke's "Glaciation Trilogy" also including The Seventh Continent (1989) and Benny's Video (1992). See more »

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Referenced in Blind (1997) See more »

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Elephant by Haneke
10 June 2007 | by khosravimSee all my reviews

A Sample film in 90's about violence and how it improves. Pazzle-like narration with 71 episodes, shows us a story about the history of violence. "71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls" has all the signs of a film which could be made in 90's. Haneke is one of the contemporary filmmaker who use the violence scenes to show us how this huge question (why violence?) has no straight answer. 71... is almost look like another haneke's famous film (Code unknown,2000) which both of them are narrating unfinished stories of some journeys. Unexpected final scenes and also, unexpected shocking shots are two icons in this film like another Haneke's films. Haneke's style is like the way Robert bresson made films. Bresson's cinematograph and also Hitchcock's suspense are affected in his cinema. His cinema invites us to watch untold stories about complicated questions of contemporary world.


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