The White Ribbon-Winner of Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, Opens Friday

Controversy-courting director Michael Haneke (CACHÉ) earned the Palm d’Or at Cannes in 2009 and the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film for this arresting drama set just before World War I. In a small German village, a number of unexplained accidents beset the schoolchildren and their parents. Though they at first appear coincidental, it begins to seem that they are not, in fact, accidents at all. Taken alone, the last shot in “White Ribbon” is haunting not because it sums up the unnerving, at times horrifying series of events we have witnessed, but rather because it seems to unfold as if none of them have taken place. German with English subtitles. Trailer