A Companion to Michael Haneke
A Companion to Michael Haneke is a definitive collection of newly-commissioned work that covers Haneke's body of work in its entirety, catering to students and scholars of Haneke at a time when interest in the director and his work is soaring.
Introduces one of the most important directors to have emerged on the global cinema scene in the past fifteen years
Includes exclusive interviews with Michael Haneke, including an interview discussion of The White Ribbon
Considers themes, topics, and subjects that have formed the nucleus of the director's life's work: the fate of European cinema, Haneke in Hollywood, pornography, alienation, citizenship, colonialism, and the gaze of surveillance
Features critical examinations of La Pianiste, Time of the Wolf, Three Paths to the Lake and Caché, amongst others
Roy Grundmann is Associate Professor of Film Studies, and Film Studies Program Director in the Department of Film and Television, Boston University. He is co-editor of the four-volume Blackwell History of American Film .