Benny is at the beginning of puberty. He comes from a wealthy home, and his parents hardly care about him. He finds an emotional substitute in the world of video films. Gradually, his values and his sense of reality change. When he takes a girl he has met home for the weekend, disaster strikes.
"Since 'The Seventh Continent' and 'Benny's Video,' Michael Haneke has been one of the most important directors in European cinema." Andreas Kilb/The Times
Arno Frisch, Angela Winkler, Ulrich Mühe, Ingrid Stassner, Stephanie Brehme, Stefan Polasek, Christian Pundy, Max Berner and more