Funny Games


1h 52m 2007

Brief Synopsis

The vacation begins with Ann, George and their son Georgie on their way to their summer home. The neighbors, Fred and Eva, are already there. They make a date to play golf the next morning. It's a perfect day. Ann begins to make dinner, while her husband and son are busy with their newly restored sailboat. Suddenly, Ann finds herself face to face with a polite young man, the neighbors' guest Peter, who has come to ask for some eggs because Eva has run out. Ann is about to give Peter the eggs, but hesitates. How did he get onto their property? Peter explains that there's a hole in the fence--Fred showed it to him. Things seem strange from the beginning. Soon, violence erupts.

Film Details

Also Known As
Funny Games U.S.
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Horror
Thriller
Foreign
Release Date
2007
Distribution Company
Warner Independent Pictures (WIP)
Location
Long Island, New York, USA; New York City, New York, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Synopsis

The vacation begins with Ann, George and their son Georgie on their way to their summer home. The neighbors, Fred and Eva, are already there. They make a date to play golf the next morning. It's a perfect day. Ann begins to make dinner, while her husband and son are busy with their newly restored sailboat. Suddenly, Ann finds herself face to face with a polite young man, the neighbors' guest Peter, who has come to ask for some eggs because Eva has run out. Ann is about to give Peter the eggs, but hesitates. How did he get onto their property? Peter explains that there's a hole in the fence--Fred showed it to him. Things seem strange from the beginning. Soon, violence erupts.

Crew

Josh Abbey

Post-Production Audio

Olga Abramson

Camera

Philippe Aigle

Executive Producer

Rico O. Alston

Video Assist/Playback

Pastor Alvarado

Assistant Property Master

Doug Anderson

Scenic Artist

Amy Andrews

Set Costumer

Jean A Antonie

Driver

Serge Antony

Colorist

Raphael A Banks

Transportation Co-Captain

Kerry Barden

Casting

Chris Barnes

Stunt Coordinator

Lauren Barnhart

Assistant

Rent Bastian

Coproducer

Christian Baute

Producer

William F Beggi

Driver

Braden Belmonte

Camera Assistant

Feriel Benouarka

Project Manager

Laura Berning

Location Scout

Michael Bigger

Makeup

Jussi Bjorling

Song Performer

Alain Blanchard

Assistant Location Manager

Tanya Blumstein

Dialogue Coach

Sandie Bompar

Assistant Editor

Jim Boniece

Key Rigging Grip

Mauro Bossi

Stand-In

Yannick Boulot

Sound

Jackie Brandwein

Medic

Jean Sebastian Brettes

Assistant

Adam Brightman

Coproducer

Adam Brown

Production

Theodore A. Brown

Transportation Captain

Kenneth Brzozowksi

Carpenter

Zan Burnham

Greensman

Wilfred Caban

Special Effects Foreman

William Callahan

Rigging Electrician

Abraham Camacho

Production

George Campbell

Driver

Carmen Campolo

Special Effects Technician

Vincent Camuto Jr.

Video Playback

Paul Candrilli

Best Boy Grip

Brian Cantaldi

Production Accountant

Lisa Caracciola

Medic

Michael Carew

Stunts

George Carney

Production

Jay Carrado

Stunts

Carl Carson

Location Scout

Glenn A Carter

Driver

Al Cerullo

Helicopter Pilot

Beth Charlesworth

Set Production Assistant

Pascal Chauvin

Foley Artist

Jeremy Cherson

Production

Andrew Cheung

Grip

Vanessa Ciszewski

Production Coordinator

Chris Coen

Producer

Peter Colavito

Best Boy Electric

Leslie Collins

Medic

Stephane Cordier

Finance Manager

Nolan Cox

Driver

Jeremy Crane

Production Coordinator

Joe Curran

Stunts

Edouard D'heucqueville

Sound

Mario Dalia

Driver

Blake Davis

Office Production Assistant

Jason Dean

Assistant Production Coordinator

Sophie Delila

Song Performer

Sophie Delila

Song

Rebecca Meis Demarco

Set Decorator

Richard B Dennis

Driver

Joan Devilla

Accountant

Katie Dixon

Set Production Assistant

Andreas Dobers

Production Coordinator

Kelly Meyer Douglas

Coordinator

Richard Bryan Douglas

Special Effects Technician

Nell Drake

Accounting Assistant

Maureen Duffy

Other

Graham Easton

Other

Gene Engles

Gaffer

Dominique Eyraud

Sound Recordist

Robert Falcone

Rigging Electrician

Roy Farfel

Stunt Coordinator

Josh Farley

Assistant Location Manager

Samantha Feltus

Assistant

Carl Ferrara

On-Set Dresser

Sandi Figueroa

Wardrobe Supervisor

Leigh Friend

Craft Service

Gerard Furey

Carpenter

Kantarama Gahigiri

Production

Michael Gallart

Lighting Technician

Jeff Galpin

Stunts

Justin Geisenberger

Stand-In

Beniamino Gigli

Song Performer

Raphaella Giugliano

Accounting Assistant

Thom Gonzales

Hair Stylist

Audra Gorman

Location Scout

Alexander Gorodetsky

Scenic Artist

Dylan Goss

Camera Operator

Jason Graham

Assistant Director

Elaine Grainger

Casting Director

Dennis Green

Camera

Wilson Green

Set Production Assistant

Cameron Greenlee

Stunts

Evan Gregg

Location Scout

Michelle Grignon

Other

Marie Guesnier

Sound

Anguibe Guindo

Video Assist/Playback

Ineke Hagedorn

Production

Wayne Han

Set Production Assistant

George Frederick Handel

Music

George Frederick Handel

Song

Michael Haneke

Source Material

Michael Haneke

Screenplay

Susanne Haneke

Set Decorator

James Harkerss

Driver

Lee Harper

Assistant Costume Designer

Michael D Harrell

Assistant Property Master

Scott Harris

Stand-In

Jules Hartley

Stand-In

Jay Hayman

Production

Brian Heller

Camera Operator

Christopher Hensel

Grip

Cordula Herrmann

Production Accountant

Don Hewitt

Stunts

Elizabeth Himelstein

Dialect Coach

Urs Hirschbiegel

Assistant Director

Ruth Hodgson

Other

Billy Hopkins

Casting

Diane Hounsell

Script Supervisor

Liz Huizinga

Accounting Assistant

Xavier Jamaux

Song

Xavier Jamaux

Song Performer

David Januzzi

Stunts

Roberto Jimenez

Swing

John R Johnston

Construction

Jenny Jue

Casting Assistant

Jason Kadlec

Location Scout

Philip Kathrens

Lighting Technician

Lodge Kerrigan

Consultant

Muriel Kester

Tutor

Darius Khondji

Director Of Photography

Hinju Kim

Art Director

Steve Kirshoff

Special Effects Coordinator

Graham Klatt

Grip

Geoffrey Kleindorfer

Visual Effects Supervisor

Benjamin-lew Klon

Set Production Assistant

George Kousoulides

Scenic Artist

Justin Krohn

Assistant Editor

Beth Kuhn

Assistant Art Director

Brigitte Lacombe

Photography

Jean-pierre Laforce

Sound Mixer

Bronson Lamb

Set Production Assistant

Lionel Le Bras

Boom Operator

Katie Letien

Set Production Assistant

Greg Lewis

Production

Mitch Lillian

Key Grip

Michael Lindgren

Coordinator

Skady Lis

Associate Producer

Jeff Lomaglio

Grip

Peter Uwe Maack

Finance Manager

Elizabeth Macfarlane

Other

Devin Maggio

Special Effects Technician

Jean Mallet

Sound

Randy Manion

Location Manager

Steven Mann

Stunts

Rick Marroquin

Dolly Grip

Stephane Martini

Visual Effects Supervisor

Pietro Mascagni

Music

Pietro Mascagni

Song

Tim Masick

Colorist

Stefano Massenzi

Associate Producer

Aaron Maurer

Production

Fred Mays

Adr Supervisor

Hamish Mcalpine

Producer

Francis J Mcbride

Rigging Gaffer

George Mccabe

Grip

Joe Mccabe

Grip

Thomas Mccabe

Driver

Michael A Mcfadden

Best Boy Grip

Gail Mcguire

Hair Stylist

Paul Mckenna

Assistant Camera

Teferra Mckenzie

Boom Operator

David Meade

Production

Pierre Mertens

Sound

Pascal Metge

Line Producer

Charlotte Mickie

Associate Producer

Nikolay Mikushkin

Scenic Artist

John Milcetic

Best Boy Electric

Ross Miller

Accountant

John Miserendino

Art Department

Michel Monier

Consultant

Victor Morales

Scenic Artist

Linda Moran

Coproducer

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Song

Leann Murphy

Art Department Coordinator

Nadine Muse

Sound Editor

Kip Myers

Location Scout

Rik Nagel

Location Scout

Kenneth D Nelson

Construction Coordinator

Elizabeth Newman

Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Funny Games U.S.
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Horror
Thriller
Foreign
Release Date
2007
Distribution Company
Warner Independent Pictures (WIP)
Location
Long Island, New York, USA; New York City, New York, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States March 14, 2008

Released in United States Spring March 14, 2008

Released in United States on Video June 10, 2008

Released in United States 2007

Released in United States January 2008

Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 17-November 1, 2007.

Remake of "Funny Games" (Austria/1997), directed by Michael Haneke.

Limited Release in United States March 14, 2008

Released in United States Spring March 14, 2008

Released in United States on Video June 10, 2008

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 17-November 1, 2007.)

Released in United States January 2008 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Park City at Midnight) January 17-27, 2008.)