Winner of the Palme D'or 2009 and nominated for Best Foreign Language Film in the 2010 Academy Awards. Directed by Michael Haneke (Hidden, The Piano Teacher).
Written on: 24/02/2010 by tobiasm (15 reviews written)
The White Ribbon is a film by Austrian producer Michael Haneke. I've seen it not long ago in the cinema of the Institut Francais in London. I thought the film was very good and very worth watching.
The story takes place in the year of 1914, only weeks before the outbreak of the first world war, in a small village in Northern Germany. The film is shot in black-and-white.
The plot of the film is narrated in retrospective by a former habitant of the village, who used to be the teacher there.... (read more)
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