Director Michael Haneke condemns ‘witch-hunt’ and ‘new puritanism’ of #MeToo wave

Renowned Austrian film director Michael Haneke condemned on Friday what he called the “witch-hunt” aspect of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and violence, suggesting it might hinder artistic creativity. In an interview with the Kurier daily, the double Palme d’Or winner also voiced his concerns over the “new, man-hating puritanism” he said the movement was…