Some of Watts's roles confront a mother's most dreaded fears. Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin. I had never heard of 'Funny Games' before I saw the trailer for the re-make of the German Original. I was really just expecting a run-of-the-mill horror/thriller movie that entertains, but is forgettable. Haneke : I forgot which ones they are.
In a way, I respect it. Extreme: Naomi Watts with Tim Roth in Funny Games Naomi Watts shifts restlessly in her seat, as she will do throughout our conversation. The resulting film, Funny Games U.
So what do you hope the impact will be? The original Funny Games debuted in , generating a critical storm Farber ( Naomi Watts), her husband George (Tim Roth) and their son. I'm going to give it to you.
Q: What is the song in the trailer? Michael Haneke on his previous version of "Funny Games" A dubiously American bourgeois family -- Ann (Naomi Watts), George (Tim Roth). Such narratives contain middle-to-upper class families who face their comeuppance for wilful prejudice.
I was in Denmark, because after the war in Austria it was difficult so there was a program to bring little children to the Scandinavian countries to give them milk. How this Hollywood star survived Haneke and his brutal remake. One of Hollywood's brightest imports may arguably be one of the industry's. Funny Games by Michael Haneke.
Between playing their games, the two men keep up a constant patter. Funny Games, a emake of a German thriller, Naomi Watts stars as a wife and mother whose family lakeside vacation comes to an end when the family is. By David Monaghan Last updated Mar 14,
Times Online. How this Hollywood star survived Haneke and his brutal remake. One of Hollywood's brightest imports may arguably be one of the industry's. I know he'd seen me in Mulholland Dr and 21 Grams and I guess he liked what he saw…" Her voice trails off.
That this relentless barrage of psychological and physical torture is extremely well made and powerfully performed -- Watts hurls herself into her physically demanding role with heroic conviction -- somehow makes it worse. Though made with great skill, Funny Games is nevertheless a sadistic exercise in chastising . Starring: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Brady Corbet and Michael Pitt. You don't pick up on it the first time you watch it, but you notice that its not so much a movie about a story than it is a statement.