2012 / France, Germany, Austria / 127 mins / Dir: Michael Haneke
French (with English subtitles)
Cast includes: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva and Isabelle Huppert
Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or-winner and 5-time Oscar Nominee
The new film from writer/director Michael Haneke (The Piano Teacher, Hidden, The White Ribbon) has already won the Palme d’Or, four European Film Awards and the Best Foreign Film Golden Globe. Now it is also in the running for five Oscars, including Best Foreign Language Picture, Best Motion Picture and Best Actress.
Amour follows Georges and Anne, retired music teachers whose daughter lives abroad with her family. When Anne suffers a stroke and is left paralyzed on one side of her body, the couple’s abiding love for each other is put to the test.