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Caché (2005)

A married couple is terrorized by a series of surveillance videotapes left on their front porch.

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Pierrot Laurent
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Chantal
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Nurse
Christian Benedetti ...
Georges's Father
Philippe Besson ...
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Loic Brabant ...
Police Officer No. 2 (as Loïc Brabant)
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Storyline

Set in France, Georges is a TV Literary Reviewer and lives in a small yet modern town house with his wife Ann, a publisher and his young son Pierrot. They begin to receive video tapes through the post of their house and family, along side obscure child-like drawings. They visit the police with hope of aid to find the stalker, but as there is no direct threat, they refuse to help. As the tapes become more personal, Georges takes it upon himself to figure out who is putting through his family through such horror. A true Michael Haneke Classic. Written by Jodie Norton

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Rated R for brief strong violence | See all certifications »

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17 February 2006 (USA)  »

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Budget:

€8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$925,023 (France) (7 October 2005)

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$3,634,407 (USA) (30 April 2006)
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There is no music, save for the theme on George's show, and background music at Anne's publishing party. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene we see the Laurent residence from a stationary camera. Three roses are visible in a window box on the left. In the same setting late in the film after much passage of time, the roses are unchanged and in the same positions. See more »

Quotes

Georges Laurent: Isn't it lonely, if you can't go out?
Georges's Mom: Why? Are you less lonely because you can sit in the garden? Do you feel less lonely in the metro than at home? Well then! Anyway, I have my family friend... with remote control. Whenever they annoy me, I just shut them up.
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What was hidden was the plot...............you never find it
16 August 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

So much potential was wasted. This was neither disturbing or dark, but it was suspenseful. The viewer is drawn to watch the endless conversations, and the endless camera shots, in the hope of being given just enough to resolve what the heck is going on. Like a long joke with a pointless punchline you will be left sorely wanting, highly frustrated, and in my case laughing hysterically as to how you were drawn into the empty attempt at exploring guilt and acceptance. I do not need to have the entire story explained to me. Nor do I need all loose ends tied up. Deep thinking movies can indeed both inform and intrigue. This did neither. This movie was like an old relative you never want to talk to. They ultimately spend hours talking with nothing to say.


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