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Michael Haneke (born March 23, 1942) is a German-Austrian movie director, movie producer, and screenwriter. He is recently known for directing the Academy Award-winning foreign movie Amour. He was nominated for Best Director and Best Screenwriter at the Golden Globe Awards and at the Academy Awards.

Haneke was born on March 23, 1942 in Munich, Germany. He was raised in Wiener Neustadt. He is remotely related to actor Christoph Waltz. He was raised in Wiener Neustadt. Haneke studied at the University of Vienna. He was married to Susanne Haneke since 1983.


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