Michael H. Profession: Director
Michael H. Profession: Director (2013)

In 25 years, Michael Haneke established himself as one of the most important directors in cinema history. From his early work to AMOUR, he created a unique universe, revealing like no other the dregs of our society, or existential fears and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 15, 2013
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Martin Tsai
Critic's Notebook

But that perspective is in short supply as most of the film is little more than an assemblage of electronic press kits and DVD bonus features - which is not to say it's boring, but you have to be really into his movies to get something out of it.

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Donald Clarke
Irish Times

The interviews may unveil little fresh information, but the shots of Haneke in action offer up minor revelations.

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David Jenkins
Little White Lies

Nothing revolutionary here, but a few spellbinding behind the scenes moments.

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Rodrigo Perez
The Playlist

Michael H. Profession: Director Is An Interesting But Never Essential Portrait Of Michael Haneke

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Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard

Clips of Haneke at work and of the many controversial films themselves make this an intriguing 70 minutes, if a slightly scary one, particularly when he laughs.

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Jennifer Tate

An absorbing and fascinating watch, with remarkable behind-the-scenes footage and insightful interviews with notable stars.

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Alistair Harkness

[A] fascinating documentary on the Austrian auteur.

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Peter Bradshaw

A must-see for anyone who admires this director.

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Miles Fielder
The List

We don't learn much ... about what motivates Haneke, although we learn a lot, through the man and his collaborators, about how he operates when working.

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