Catherine Wheatley's study of Michael Haneke's 2005 thriller Cache ('Hidden') explores how, in depicting the relationship between an affluent Parisian family and the Algerian outsider Majid, the film raises questions about home and the family, France's 'hidden' post-colonial past, spectatorship and screens.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published February 15th 2012 by British Film Institute
(first published January 3rd 2012)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-10 of 10)
Catherine Wheatly has written a good analysis, Cache (2012) of Michael Haneke's 2005 film Cache for the British Film Instatute. In introduction, "Beginnings and Endings," Wheatley talks about the distinctive ending and start of the film. From there she discusses some of the ways the film has been addressed: 1) the film as thriller "Whodunnit?" 2) bourgeois guilt "Home and the Family" 3) political accountability "Politics and Memory" 4) reality, the media and its audiences "Screens and Spectators...more