AMOUR (LOVE)

A film by Michael Haneke

French Distribution • International Sales • Losange Production

AMOUR (LOVE)

A film by Michael Haneke

With
Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert, Alexandre Tharaud

French Distribution • International Sales • Losange Production

Releases
French Release on 24-10-2012
World Premiere: Festival de Cannes on 20-05-2012

Genre
Drama

Synopsis
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 an attack. The couple's bond of love is severely tested.

« Magnificent in its simplicity and its relentless honesty about old age, illness and dying. »

The Hollywood reporter

« A moving, terrifying and uncompromising drama of extraordinary intimacy and intelligence. »

The Guardian

« A film of delicacy and immense force. »

Screen

« Amour is a devastating experience. »

Boston Herald

« Michael Haneke's most intimate film in nearly a quarter-century. »

Variety

« A film that ranks high among its best. »

Chicago Tribune

« In these cases, cinema is not only beautiful, it is also great. AMOUR is a masterpiece. »

Aujourd’hui en France

« This is magnificent »

Le Progrès

« Intense, absolute. »

Sud-Ouest

« Michael Haneke shot by Peter Lindbergh Fall 2012 »

THE NEW YORK TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE

« AMOUR a masterpiece, not just the best of the year, but one of the best ever. »

The New Republic - David Thomson 12/12/12

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Producers: Margaret Menegoz (Les Films du Losange), Stefan Arndt (X Film Creative Pool), Veit Heiduschka, Michael Katz (Wega Film)
France Distribution: Les Films du Losange
International Sales: Les films du losange

Participation: France 3 Cinéma, Ard Degeto, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Westdeutscher Rundfunk
Support: France Télévisions, Canal +, Ciné +, ORF Film/Fernseh-Abkommen
Nationalities: France, Germany, Austria

Photographer: Darius Khondji
Editing: Monika Willi
Sound: Guillaume Sciama
Production Designer: Jean-Vincent Puzos
Costumes: Catherine Leterrier

Duration: 2h07
Sound Format: Dolby Digital
Visa: 128 207
Production Year: 2012