Happy End

Synopsis: A drama about a family set in Calais with the European refugee crisis as the backdrop.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Michael Haneke
Production: Les Films du Losange
  5 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
107 min

Spitting out .



Spitting out .




Putting the hairbrush back.

Putting on a night cream.

Screwing the lid on.



And going off.

Lights off

Hello everyone.

This is Pips my hamster.

I've had him a year and a half now.

I just put the same tablets in his food

my mum takes for her depression.

Let's see what happens.

I really can't stand her any more

with her non-stop moaning.

She blames everyone.

Dad ran away from her years ago.

Because he couldn't stand her instant

moaning 24 hours a day.

Now she's letting it all out on me.


It seems to be working.

She says he stinks,

but that's not true.

I always clean up his cage.


Yesterday Lise was here.

She told me your mum doesn't actually

talk to you at all.

She asks you for something,

and when you reply she does

something else or walks away.

She only talks about herself.

and nothing else interests her.

How can you stand that?

When Lise was gone,

I tried to talk to her about it.

She said I have no idea what you want.

How easy it is to make somebody quiet.

I'll call the ambulance now.

She's not stupid any more now

and knows better.

Happy End

A film by:
Michael Haneke

If you want we'll go

We will be just you and me

Near here or there

Without proper rules nor faith

When you want, you'll go

When you want, you'll go

Three days before the beginning

of the Euro football,

on Friday with the match the opening,

the blues vs. Romania.

Ten meetings will take place in our region

in Lens and Lille,

The first card will be at Bollaert

Albania and Switzerland.

Sunday, there will be Germany vs Ukraine

at Stade Pierre-Mauroy

If you do not have the chance to attend

these matches, no worries. The Fan Zone

of Lille, the fourth largest in France,

can accommodate 25,000 supporters.

Walking the road Together..

Traffic connections are good...

The highway A16 is perfectly fluid

from Dunkerque to Boulogne-sur-Mer,

There is problem for traffic.

Be careful before the highway A25

reduce the speed...

near the Chapel of Armentires

because the traffic is heavy there.

- Sh*t!

Weather with Pascale.

Temperature this Tuesday must be fair..

With some light clouds in the sky,

which give..

the impression of having beautiful weather

with that nice appearance of sun.

We will keep seeing that until the evening,


So what do you think I should do now?

Should I turn around?

Because I already passed the road.



- It's OK. I just wanted to tell you.

- So which hospital is he in?

He's here. I called Thomas. he's in Lille,

- But he was in the block.

- Yes, so what?

Are you there?

- Where?

- In the hospital!

- Yes.

- And then?

And then nothing.

They can't say anything now.

Things aren't looking very good.

OK. I'll see what I can do.

Thank you.

Thank you, Jamila.

We'll clear the dishes away ourselves.

- Goodnight.

- Good evening Madame. Good evening sir.

Good evening.

It would be nice, if you could control

yourself, my dear.


- Hmm?

- Mum, please!

Don't you think I have good reason

to say that?



No, I don't think you have good reason

to say that.

What's this all about?

I'd be grateful if you could manage to

leave all your bickering..

until after the meal.

Would that be possible?


It's not bickering. I'm worried.

I'm sorry if I'm on edge like this.

- Sorry. You know why I'm trying to say.

- Yes. I know, mum.

This morning I went into Paul's room.

He was already awake.

He gave me a big smile and said: "Daddy!"

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Michael Haneke

Michael Haneke is an Austrian film director and screenwriter best known for films such as Funny Games, Caché, The White Ribbon and Amour. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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