While father and son are rigging up their freshly overhauled sailing boat, Anna prepares supper. Suddenly, Georgie appears in the hallway and tells Anna that there is a stranger at the front door. Peter, a young and evidently well-bred guest of their neighbors, is standing at the door asking Anna for a few eggs. Anna willingly complies with the request. However, Peter's initially polite attitude soon grows inexplicably belligerent and contemptuous. He is later joined by Paul, a pert and insolent young man, who begins to harshly patronize Anna. Taken aback by their audacity, Anna demands them both to leave at once, but they do not - nor do they have any intention to. When Georg returns home, a violent altercation erupts which results in the family becoming the unwilling participants for Paul and Peter's ''funny games''.
We regret that little overseas info is available. German with English subtitles.
No persons under 16 (Violence) .
Drama, Thriller, On the Art Circuit
Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mülhe, Arno Frisch, Frank Giering, Stefan Clapczynski, Doris Kunstmann
|Music||Pietro Mascagni, John Zorn|
|SA distributor||Ster-Kinekor Pictures|
|Produced by||Wega Film|
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