71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls (71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance)
71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls (71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance) (1994)

This cerebral Austrian mystery, by avant-garde director Michael Haneke, will disturb those viewers with the patience to wade through it. The film begins with a grisly mass killing. It was Christmas eve 1993 and a 19-year old student… More

Directed By:
Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
Release Date: May 16, 2006
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
60%
Flixster
User Score
75%

Available Online



Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Manohla Dargis
New York Times

Michael Hanekes 1994 feature is an icy-cool study of violence both mediated and horribly real.

Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Segues between its various pawns before coldly, cruelly sending them to their execution.

Full review…
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice

The film's Endsville, when we reach it, is almost an anticlimax, thanks to the masterfully orchestrated ensemble acting and the countless dramatic mini-explosions unleashed along the way.

Full review…
Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

Michael Haneke's death-of-the-soul-of-Europe saga soldiers on with 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance, the final entry in his so-called "trilogy of emotional glacification."

Full review…
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

A panel in Michael Haneke's trilogy about gratuitous acts of vioelnce and their devastating effects.

Full review…

Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance" is a semi-interesting movie from Michael Haneke which serves as an exploration of his… More