Amour Poster

Release Date: December 19th, 2012

DVD Release Date: August 20th, 2013

PG-13|2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary
Retired music teachers Georges (Jean-Louis Trintignant) and Anne (Emmanuelle Riva) have spent their lives devoted to their careers and to each other. Their relationship faces its greatest challenge when Anne suffers a debilitating stroke. Though Georges himself suffers from the aches and infirmities of old age, he bravely ignores his own discomfort to take care of his wife, and is determined to keep his promise to her that she never go back to the hospital.

Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert, Alexandre Tharaud, William Shimell, Ramón Agirre, Rita Blanco, Carole Franck

Director: Michael Haneke

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Bayerischer Rundfunk, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Les Films du Losange

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Intense, Husband, France, Daughter, Sacrifice, Love, Death, 2010s, Wife

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Awards

Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
Grande Prêmio do Cinema Brasileiro (2013)
Winner Bästa utländska film
Guldbagge Award (2013)
Winner Foreign Language Film
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Winner Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Winner Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Picture