• 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994)

71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance

Release Date: 1994

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

A 19-year-old student murders several people and then commits suicide in his car on Christmas Eve.

Cast: Gabriel Cosmin Urdes, Lukas Miko, Otto Grunmandl, Anne Bennent, Udo Samel

Director: Michael Haneke

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Showing that there is both rhyme and madness to seemingly unfragmented everyday life, screenwriter-director Michael Haneke has created a pointillistic portrait of terror, presenting a number of tiny, mundane incidents that eventually enable us to connect the dots. show more

  • 50
    Slant Magazine

    Format owes much to Short Cuts, but Haneke’s wintry vision lacks Altman’s sense of life overflowing beyond the frame. show more

  • 88
    John PetrakisChicago Tribune

    An eliptical puzzle that comes together beautifully in the last five minutes. Challenging, disturbing and at times brilliant. [21 Oct 1994]

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