Cinema of the World
France, Germany, Austria / 2012 / French dialogue with Arabic, English subtitles / Colour / DCP / 127 minutes


Winner of the Cannes Palme d’Or this year AMOUR tells of octogenarians Georges and Anne, retired classical music teachers, long married and still enjoying each other's company and life's simple pleasures. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in London with her family. One day Anne has a mild stroke and Georges insists on looking after her but when a second one strikes, life as they knew it is over. In this poignant exploration of the power of love Haneke's direction and marvellous performances from two legendary French actors leave one breathless and deeply moved.



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