The Seventh Continent(Movie, 1989)

Original title: "Der siebente Kontinent" (German/DE)
1h 47min | Genre: Drama
The Seventh ContinentRating: 3.9/5 (with 58 votes)
The Seventh Continent (German: Der siebente Kontinent) is a 1989 Austrian drama film directed by Michael Haneke. It is Haneke's debut feature film, reportedly inspired by a true story of an Austrian middle-class family that committed suicide. The film chronicles the last years of the European family, which consists of Georg, an engineer; his wife Anna, an optician; and their young daughter, Eva. They lead routine urban middle-class lives, with hopes of escaping to Australia to start a new life, but suddenly decide to destroy themselves without any apparent reason. The film was selected as the Austrian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 62nd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee. ()
Movie poster of The Seventh Continent

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About The Seventh Continent

Chronicles three years of a middle class family seemingly caught up in their daily routines, only troubled by minor incidents. Behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence however, they are actually planning something sinister.

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Additional Information

Production country: Austria
Made by: Wega Film
Original language: German (DE)
Spoken languages: German (DE)
Translated into 15 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 03/26/1990 (World premiere: 05/19/1989)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Le septième continent"
Keywords: continents

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