If you have not yet seen Michael Haneke's brilliant film Funny Games (the original, or the re-make in English that was just released), it comes highly recommended from me.
In addition: the music that is so integral to the film is by a band called Naked City, a project of composer/musician John Zorn. I'd also recommend a listen to Naked City's "Torture Garden", which you can find on CD under the name "Grand Guignol", which additionally features some of Zorn's more classical arranging.
The use of Naked City's music in the film was not only aesthetically fitting, but the thought and histories behind the music and the film work well together, too. The name of the Naked City LP, "Torture Garden", is presumably taken from a play...[read more]