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Code Unknown: Incomplete Tales of Several Journeys (Code Inconnu: Recit Incomplet De Divers Voyages) is a 2000 film directed by Michael Haneke. Most of the story occurs in Paris, France, though some scenes occur in Mali and Romania. Its plot centers in Paris, where the fates of several characters intersect and connect. Cinematically, the film is composed of unedited long takes filmed in real time, cut only when the perspective within a scene changes from one character's to another in mid-action.


Juliette Binoche - Anne Laurent
Thierry Neuvic - Georges
Josef Bierbichler - The Farmer (as Sepp Bierbichler)
Alexandre Hamidi - Jean
Maimouna Hélène Diarra - Aminate
Ona Lu Yenke - Amadou
Djibril Kouyaté - The Father
Luminita Gheorghiu - Maria
Crenguta Hariton - Irina (as Crenguta Hariton Stoica)

Awards and nominations

Code Unknown won the Ecumenical Jury Prize at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival and received the Golden Palm award nomination. Cinematographer Jürges was nominated for the "Golden Frog" at the Camerimage awards.

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