In this paper, we aim to conduct a research based comparative analysis between the filmmaking of the Dardenne Brothers and that of Michael Haneke. The paper consists of: Introduction, Background, Comparative Analysis and Conclusion. …
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Before beginning the main part of the comparative study, it is important to generally assess the working of the two filmmakers. In regards of the Dardenne Brothers, it is widely accepted that most of their films follow a sort of realistic depiction that may eventually drift towards some political implication. In other words, their movies are prone to convey political message. The most important part of this phenomenon is that this message is not conveyed in a planned way. The cocktail of story telling and realism may lead the spectator to wider societal and political inferences. Haneke, on the other hand, is known for depicting stereotypical characters time and again. However, such tendencies do not mar his exclusive language of cinema that gives rise to robust flow of thoughts. In words of Grundmann, this is “cinema of glaciation”. Further, realism in Haneke’s cinema appears in a subtle form where the central character may be a very different kind of person, just the like we find in Benny’s Video. Such sort of realism mixed with a degree of uniqueness and horror adds special dimensions to our general perception.
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