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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

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Amour arrives with plaudits and praise. But this is not hype, it is all deserved. This is a masterpiece. show more

  • These two glam stars of French cinema – Riva in 1959's "Hiroshima Mon Amour" and Trintignant in 1966's "A Man and a Woman" – give performances of breathtaking power and beauty. Prepare for an emotional wipeout. show more

  • Michael Haneke's French-language Amour, a perfect film about intertwined lives, proceeds at its own pace, and breathes so deeply that it takes your own breath away. show more

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