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Benny's Video (1992)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 11 February 1993 (Norway)
A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents.

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A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents.

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Film debut of Arno Frisch, best known for his performance in Michael Haneke's Funny Games (1997). See more »

Goofs

When Benny leaves the phone booth in Egypt, the cameraman is visible in multiple window reflections. See more »

Quotes

[to Benny]
Vater: You mustn't lie. Is that clear? You can't afford to.
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Follows Der siebente Kontinent (1989) See more »

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Very disturbing, in a non graphic way.
10 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

I found this movie to be very disturbing, though it is not a violent movie. Benny is a normal teenager, except for his rather horrid taste for gore and death. This is a very thought provoking movie stumbling through a couple of different immoral issues, the end of this movie was a bit different to what I was expecting and did sort of knock me off place. I give it an 8 out of 10.


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