Nominated earlier this year for the Oscar for best foreign language film, this drama from director Michael Haneke ("Funny Games") captured that award at the Golden Globes.
A German village is plagued by unusual accidents in the era of World War I, with the members of a youth choir seemingly at the heart of the crisis. Cast members include Ulrich Tukur and Burghart Klaussner. DVD extras: "making-of" documentary; interview with Haneke; Haneke retrospective documentary; Cannes Film Festival footage. **** (R: AS, V) (Also on Blu-ray)Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times