Happy End

Opens Friday, March 16
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1hr 50mins // directed by:Michael Haneke // featuring:Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz, Toby Jones // in French with English subtitles // AD, Assisted Listening

A magnificent cast — Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz and Toby Jones — headlines Austrian master Michael Haneke's follow-up and partial sequel to his Palme d'Or– and Academy Award–winning Amour.

Set at a palatial estate in Calais, the high-strung Laurent clan begins to unravel after an accident on one of the family firm's construction sites brings class tensions between them and their workers to a boil.

"His unique take on filmmaking and the world around him is not for everyone, of course, but those on his wavelength should find “Happy End” to be a bracing, sometimes difficult and largely rewarding experience whose title may not be quite as ironic as it may initially seem." — Peter Sobczynski, RogerEbert.com