Benny's Video

Michael Haneke
A young adolescent middle-class boy turns to video films - some home made, some rented, some recorded from TV - in an attempt to create a substitute for his inattentive parents. The boy gradually loses any sense of real values, both in regard to reality and the world of video. He murders a girl. His parents, confronted with the consequences of his action, decide to hush up the crime ...
Technical Data
Running time: 105
Format: 35 mm
Screen ratio: 1:1.66
Sound: Karl Schlifelner, Johann Sebastian Bach
Language spoken: German
Subtitles: English / French
Production year: 1992
Director(s): Michael Haneke
Writer(s): Michael Haneke
Cinematography: Christian Berger
Editing: Marie Homolkova
Key cast: Arno Frisch, Angela Winkler, Ulrich Mühe, Ingrid Strassner, Stephanie Brehme
Producer: Michael Haneke
Producers: Veit Heiduschka
Production company
WEGA Filmproduktion
Hägelingasse 13
1140 Vienna
tel:+43 1 982 57 42
International Sales
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75116 Paris
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