Login

Benny's Video

Benny is a disaffected teen whose life has begun to revolve around the violent films he watches, but his obsession soon crosses the line between voyeur and participant when he begins making movies of his own. This early controversial feature from Michael Haneke bears all the thematic hallmarks of his later works - alienation, suffering and an emotionally disconnected family/society - and is a hard-hitting treatise on the hypocrisy of bourgeois morality.

Year: 1992
Genre: Drama, Thrillers & Suspense, German Cinema, Eastern European Cinema, Dysfunctional Families
Country: Australia, Switzerland
Director: Michael Haneke
Starring: Angela Winkler, Ulrich Muhe, Arno Frisch, Ingrid Stassner
Duration: 101 Minutes
Rating: R18 - Contains strong themes, and violence
Subtitles: Yes
7.2/10
Location in store: Latest Staff Picks

AVAILABILITY

DVD out - ADD TO YOUR QUEUE

Permanent Collection

For in-store pickup reservations please call 03 3650 615

ALICE ALSO SUGGESTS:

The Butcher Boy (1998)

A blackly comic study of an Irish boy who doesn't have a chance in life; his father is a perpetual d...

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

Based on the shocking true story of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas, Michael Rooker delivers an unforg...

Man Bites Dog (1992)

A no-holds-barred portrait of an unashamedly brutal serial killer (played by co-director Benot Poelv...

Natural Born Killers (1994)

Dubbed 'A Clockwork Orange' of the 90s, this all-out audio-visual experience is something that comes...

15 Minutes (2001)

When two Eastern European criminals decide that the fastest way to fame and fortune in the U.S. is i...

Funny Games (1997)

At the start of the summer holiday, Anna, Georg and their young son Georgie travel to their idyllic...

The Last Horror Movie (2003)

The fine line between fiction and reality is blurred in director Julian Richards' award-winning blen...

Razor Eaters (2003)

Loosely based on recent events in Australia, this provocative and shockingly violent film tracks the...

The Child ( L'Enfant ) (2005)

Sofia and her boyfriend Bruno are two irresponsible teens living on the bottom rung of the social la...

The Seventh Continent (1989)

A provocative and chilling depiction of a family who have lost contact with one another. Anna and G...

71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994)

Inspired by a shocking true life shooting spree in Vienna in 1993, Michael Haneke's challenging film...

Natural Born Killers: The Director's Cut ( Blu-ray ) (1994)

Dubbed 'A Clockwork Orange' of the 90s, this all-out audio-visual experience is something that comes...