Time of the Wolf (2004): Dark Apocalyptic Fable from Michael Haneke

This apocalyptic fable from the brilliant Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke is dark, brutal and and both visually and thematically compelling.

The story begins on a high dramatic note, which the director is able to maintain only for the first reel or so, before it becomes a tad too conventional for the director’s votherwise visionary sensibility and the subject matter itsef