An effective low-budget thriller from Quebecois newcomer Patrick Demers.
BERLIN -- German actor Frank Giering, who toplined Michael Haneke's original "Funny Games," was found dead in his Berlin apartment June 23. He was 38.
Michael Haneke's U.S. remake of Austrian pic "Funny Games" opened Romania's 7th Transilvania fest on Friday, with Catherine Deneuve due to receive a lifetime achievement award on Sunday.
Euro helmer Michael Haneke's almost shot-by-shot remake of his 1997 chiller "Funny Games U.S." is as shocking and deliberately manipulative as the original movie.
Germany's X Filme has set up a shingle to increase international production, and has boarded Celluloid Dreams' remake of Michael Haneke's "Funny Games" starring Naomi Watts.