Happy End

Happy End

Frankreich / Deutschland / Österreich 2016/2017, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Michael Haneke's ensemble film portrays a family: In Calais, the aging, well-off Georges Laurent is living under one roof with several generations of his family. Among them are his daughter Anne, who leads the family-owned construction company, her fiancé as well as her grown-up son Pierre. Also George's son Thomas, married for a second time, lives in the family mansion with his wife and their child. His teenage daughter Eve from his first marriage also belongs to the family. They are all served by the Moroccan couple Rachid and Jamila, who the family took in because of the unbearable conditions in the refugee camp. Together the Laurents play happy families to hide that underneath it all, things are starting to fall apart: After an employee work accident, Anne considers selling the family business, Eve finds out that her father is leading a double life, Pierre is suffering from depression and George has become weary of life. Now, he is in desperate need of someone willing to assist his dying.

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Director:Michael Haneke
Script supervisor:Marguerite Perlado
Screenplay:Michael Haneke
Director of photography:Christian Berger
Production design:Olivier Radot
Make-up artist:Thi Loan Nguyen, Thi Thanh Thu Nguyen
Costume design:Catherine Leterrier
Editing:Monika Willi
Sound design:Jean-Pierre Laforce
Sound:Guillaume Sciama
Foley artist:Pascal Chauvin
Audio mixing:Jean-Pierre Laforce
  
Cast: 
Isabelle HuppertAnne Laurent
Jean-Louis TrintignantGeorges Laurent
Mathieu KassovitzThomas Laurent
Fantine HarduinÈve Laurent
Franz RogowskiPierre Laurent
Laura VerlindenAnaïs Laurent
Aurélia PetitNathalie
Toby JonesLawrence Bradshaw
Philippe Du JanerandMaître Barin
Joud GeistlichSelin
Marie-Pierre FeringueZeuge
Dominique BesnehardFrisör
Marilyne EvenOpfer
Hille PerlGambistin
Bruno TuchszerInspektor
Alexandre CarrièreInspektor
Waël SersoubZeugin
Nathalie RichardImmobilienmaklerin
Hassam GhancyRachid
Florence MasureRezeptionistin
David YellandBankdirektor
Nabiha AkkariJamila
  
Production company:Les Films du Losange (Paris), X Filme Creative Pool GmbH (Berlin), Wega Filmproduktionsgesellschaft mbH (Wien)
in co-production with:Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) (München), Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) (Köln), Arte France Cinéma (Paris), France 3 Cinéma S.A. (Paris)
in association with:Arte Deutschland TV GmbH (Baden-Baden), Arte France (Issy Les Moulineaux), France Television (Paris), Canal + (Paris), cine plus Filmproduktion GmbH (Berlin), ORF Film/Fernsehabkommen (Wien)
Producer:Olivier Père, Stefan Arndt, Veit Heiduschka
Producer (TV):Heinrich Mis (ORF), Barbara Buhl (WDR), Bettina Ricklefs (BR), Carlos Gerstenhauer (BR), Andreas Schreitmüller (ARTE)
Executive producer:Margaret Ménégoz, Uwe Schott, Michael Katz
Unit production manager:Sylvie Barthet, Ulli Neumann, Ulrike Lässer
Shoot:27.06.2016-09.09.2016: Calais, Lille, Doué, London, Paris und Südfrankreich
Original distributor:X Verleih AG (Berlin)
Funding:Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) (Berlin), Deutsch-Französische Förderkommission (DE FR), Filmfonds Wien (Wien), Österreichisches Filminstitut (ÖFI) (Wien), Eurimages der EU (Strasbourg)
Length:108 min
Format:DCP, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 25.08.2017, 170980, ab 12 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (FR): 05.2017, Cannes, IFF;
Erstaufführung (DE): 25.06.2017, München, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 12.10.2017

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Originaltitel (DE) Happy End

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Length:108 min
Format:DCP, 1:1,85
Picture/Sound:Farbe, Dolby
Rating:FSK-Prüfung (DE): 25.08.2017, 170980, ab 12 Jahre / feiertagsfrei
Screening:Uraufführung (FR): 05.2017, Cannes, IFF;
Erstaufführung (DE): 25.06.2017, München, Filmfest;
Kinostart (DE): 12.10.2017
 

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