Amour

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  125 min.
Release Date: January 11, 2013 (limited)
DVD: August 20, 2013

Current rating: Rating: 4.80
based on 10 votes and 2 reviews
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Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert, William Shimell

Synopsis

Anne (Emmanuelle Riva) and Georges Laurent (Jean-Lous Trintignant), now in their eighties, have been married many years. When Anne has a stroke that leaves her partially paralyzed, their world is upended. Georges struggles to take care of her at home and as her health deteriorates, each day brings new challenges.

When they get a visit from their daughter Eva (Isabelle Huppert), it only shows them how distant their lives are now from the rest of the world and Georges struggles to hold on to his wife as she slowly begins to slip away.

In French with English subtitles.

Director: Michael Haneke
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Margaret Ménégoz, Stefan Arndt
Screenplay: Michael Haneke

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  • 5 stars "fabulous ! a must see , very touching"
  • 2 stars "Excellent sujet pour film court de 15 minutes. Les français sont toujours expert dans les films lents ou presque rien ne se passe. Ce film est un parfait exemple."