foreign film caché is worth seeing

foreign film caché is worth seeing

I watched the foreign film Caché (Hidden), directed by Michael Haneke. If you like the ordinary Hollywood fare with clear plot, non-stop action, "no thought required", then you'd better stay away. Like the title says, much about this movie is hidden. When the credits started rolling at the end, I exclaimed to Lisa, "What?!", although I caught something just before that shed light on the underlying theme of the movie. Sony Classics summarizes: "Georges (Auteuil), a television talk show host, and his wife Anne (Binoche), are living the perfect life of modern comfort and security. One day, their idyll is disrupted in the form of a mysterious videotape that appears on their doorstep. On it they are being filmed by a hidden camera from across the street with no clues as to who shot it, or why. As more tapes arrive containing images that are disturbingly intimate and increasingly personal, Georges launches in to an investigation of his own as to who is behind this. As he does so, secrets from his past are revealed, and the walls of security he and Anne have built around themselves begin to crumble." If you want to see a movie that courageously explores the cruelty that underlies our civilized world, then watch it. In theological language, I appreciate how Haneke exposes the sin that permeates our apparent innocence. </p> <br />

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