THE WHITE RIBBON
A film by Michael Haneke
CAST Christian Friedel, Burghart Klaußner, Ulrich Tukur, Josef Bierbichler, Susanne Lothar, Branko Samarovski, Birgit Minichmayr a. o.
SCREENPLAY AND DIRECTOR Michael Haneke
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Christian Berger
PRODUCTION DESIGNER Christoph Kanter
COSTUME DESIGNER Moidele Bickel
SOUND ENGINEER Guillaume Sciama
EDITOR Monika Willi
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR Ulrike Lässer, Manuela Groh
PRODUCTION MANAGER Miki Emmrich
SUPERVISING PRODUCER Michael Katz
PRODUCERS Veit Heiduschka, Stefan Arndt, Margaret Menegoz, Stefano Massenzo
PRODUCTION COMPANIES Wega-Filmproduktion / X Filme Creative Pool (D) / Les Films du Losange (F) / Lucky Red (I)
WORLD SALES COMPANY Les Films du Losange
TECHNICAL DATA 144 min, 35mm, S/W, 1:1,85, © 2009
Germany's filmmakers have nominated the film, "The White Ribbon" to be considered at the Oscars for the best foreign film 2010. The Oscar's will take place on March 7, 2010 at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles.
Some inexplicable events disturb the quiet life of a German village, just before World War I. A cable has been put up to trip the doctor riding his horse, a barn is set on fire, two children are abducted and tortured…
The schoolteacher observes, investigates and little by little discovers the incredible truth.