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WORLD DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION

MICHAEL H. PROFESSION: DIRECTOR

Directed by Yves Montmayeur
FEATURE DOCUMENTARY 92 Minutes International Premiere
FILM GUIDE MICHAEL H. PROFESSION: DIRECTOR
Over the past two-and-a-half decades, director Michael Haneke has established himself as a towering figure in modern cinema. This career-spanning documentary charts the Austrian auteur’s body of work in reverse chronological order, from the recent Oscar®-winning film Amour through his feature debut, The Seventh Continent, to present a fascinating investigation into the mind of a consummate professional at work.

With unprecedented access to the filmmaker and his work on set, director Yves Montmayeur—who has shot several making-of features for Haneke—illuminates the works of the artist on his own terms and sheds light on the sacred intimacy of his creative process. Through behind-the-scenes footage of Haneke’s hands-on and surprisingly playful directing style, analysis of scenes from films across his oeuvre and interviews with frequent collaborators including Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert and Juliette Binoche, a portrait emerges of the man whose rigorous focus on the craft of filmmaking has produced works of profound artistry.

—Ian Hollander
Documentary
About the Director(s)
YVES MONTMAYEUR’s documentaries focus on cinema and directors, most often from Japan, Hong Kong and South Korea. His recent directorial credits include Pinku Eiga: Inside the Pleasure Dome of Japanese Erotic Cinema and Johnnie Got His Gun! on Hong Kong director Johnnie To. He regularly contributes to the television magazine Tracks and moderates Cannes Film Festival press conferences.

Film Info
  • Section:
    World Documentary Competition
  • Year:
    2013
  • Length:
    92 minutes
  • Language:
    French, German
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    International
Cast & Credits
  • Producer:
    Vincent Lucassen
  • Editor:
    Oliver Neumann
  • Screenwriter:
    Yves Montmayeur
  • Cinematographer:
    Yves Montmayeur
  • Director:
    Yves Montmayeur

Contacts
  • Print Source
    Vincent Lucassen
    WILDart Film
    Vienna, 1080
    Phone: +43 1 595 2991
    lucassen@wildart.com
  • International Sales Contact
    Jean-Christophe Simon
    Films Boutique
    Berlin, 10997
    Phone: +49 306 953 7850
    simon@filmsboutique.com
  • US Sales Contact
    Jean-Christophe Simon
    Films Boutique
    Berlin, 10997
    Phone: +49 306 953 7850
    simon@filmsboutique.com
  • Press Contact
    Brandon Rohwer
    Tribeca Film
    New York, 10013
    Phone: 212 941 2038
    brohwer@tribecafilm.com

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