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Amour (20-May-2012)

Director: Michael Haneke

Writer: Michael Haneke

Keywords: Romantic Drama

An old couple must learn how to continue loving each other when a debilitating injury threatens to shatter their bond.

Anne and Georges, retired piano teachers and old lovers in their eighties, are enjoying breakfast together the morning after a performance by one of Anne's old students when Anne falls victim to a massive stroke. When an unsuccessful operation on a blocked carotid artery leaves Anne partially paralyzed and permanently wheelchair-bound, Georges must take up a second existence as her caretaker, looking after his lifelong companion and attempting to make the best of a dire situation as he is faced with the prospect of a wife in failing health. Won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film; nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, and Best Original Screenplay.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Isabelle Huppert
16-Mar-1953   La Pianiste
Emmanuelle Riva
24-Feb-1927   Amour
Jean-Louis Trintignant
11-Dec-1930   Un homme et une femme


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