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The White Ribbon

Das weiße Band - Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte

Directed by Michael Haneke
Germany, Austria, 2009
Drama, Mystery, History


Set in a rural German village in 1913, brutal authority is enforced by the baron and the pastor. Malevolent occurences involving the upper class gradually take on the character of a punishment ritual. A school teacher investigates and slowly discovers the incredible truth.

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The White Ribbon Directed by Michael Haneke

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2009 | 3 wins including: Palme d'Or

2009 | Special Mention: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Academy Awards

2010 | 2 nominations including: Best Achievement in Cinematography

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