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Amour
 
 

Directed by Michael Haneke, France 2012
127 mins. French dialogue with English sub-titles

WINNER : BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM AT 2013 OSCARS

WINNER : PALME D'OR AT 2012 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

 
Summary:
 
Georges and Anne are in their eighties.  They are cultivated, retired music teachers.  Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family.  One day, Anne has a stroke which paralyses her on the right side of her body. The couple's bond of love is severely tested.  Winner of Palme D'Or Cannes 2012.
 
What the Critics say:
 
"This is film-making at the highest pitch of intelligence and insight - best film of 2012."  (Peter Bradshaw - Guardian)

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