Born in Munich [München] (Germany), 1942
Lives & works in (Germany)
Very active in: 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s, Current decade

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Born in Germany, Michael Haneke grew up in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. He went to the university in Vienna, where he studied philosophy, psychology and drama. His first jobs after his graduation was as a film critic, and he did a few directions of plays and movies for the television in the south of Germany.

From the end of the 1980´s he has worked as a director of several big movies, and he is now a director known all over the World. Some of his movies are.

The seventh Continent
Benny´s Video
The Piano Teacher
Funny Games

He has won the grand prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2001
He is known for raisin social issues in his movies.