Director Michael Haneke (FUNNY GAMES) draws the viewer into the mystery of his new film, which deals with issues of guilt and responsibility.
Georges and Anne Laurent (Daniel Auteuil, GIRL ON THE BRIDGE, & Juliette Binoche, THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING) are being terrorized by videotapes of the front of their house, which having been appearing on the front doorstep. They have no clue who is doing this to them. As the tapes change to more haunting locations and include cryptic drawings, Georges suspects that something from his past may be coming back to haunt him. Anne begins to fear for the safety of their son Pierrot (Lester Makedonsky, film debut) and the secrets of her husband.