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The White Ribbon [Blu-ray]
The White Ribbon
Director: Michael Haneke
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
UR     2010     2hr 24min

Several accidents and deaths in a small German village just prior to the start of World War I appear to have connections to suppressed children.


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Director: Michael Haneke
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Format: Blu-ray - Black and White - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 06/29/2010
Original Release Date: 01/01/2009
Theatrical Release Date: 00/00/2009
Release Year: 2010
Run Time: 2hr 24min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 11
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: German
Subtitles: English

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Member Movie Reviews

David M. from WALKERTON, IN
Reviewed on 9/5/2011...
I thought I had better speak about this film now. It is awful.

I do not care how great blu-ray looks, etc., etc. It is still the same crap movie you started with.

Blu-ray cannot improve garbage. This is garbage.

The movie gives no clear explanation to the strange happenings throughout, nor is there any clear conclusion. We have a narrator, in German with subtitles, and we still don't know what's going on.

I love foreign films and enjoy reading subtitles in black and white movies. This film is awful.

Elsewhere I have read rave reviews about this title; did we watch the same movie?

I should not have to watch a film six times, or read somewhere else what was supposed to have happened. Apparently this is a take on the roots of fascism in Germany, I didn't see it.

Maybe they should make a movie tie-in book to include with it for explanation. Alleged "art" is the same everywhere, if it is weird it must be good.

Well this is definitely weird but it is not good.

Save your money and avoid the blu-ray junk. Eventually all movies will end up on a flash drive which we will plug into the USB port on our TV. All Hi-Def contains is larger files for more detail requiring more memory. Memory capacity is not a problem on a flash drive. They are easier to carry, handle and store and they don't scratch. That is after they have sold us the "old" technology for 25 years.

Hint: game systems have USB accessability and hook up to the TV.
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