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The Castle

Das Schloß

Directed by Michael Haneke
Germany, Austria, 1997
Avant-Garde, Drama


A land surveyor is summoned to a remote village by the local government, housed in ‘the castle’. Upon his arrival, he is unable to persuade the locals of his legitimacy and finds himself sucked into a spiral of provincial bureaucracy and petty social rivalries that soon becomes a surreal nightmare.

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The Castle Directed by Michael Haneke

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