"Amour" (2012) is a French movie written and directed by two-time Palme d'Or winner Michael Haneke ("The White Ribbon," "Funny Games," "Hidden"). Starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva and BAFTA Award winner Isabelle Huppert ("8 Women," "The Piano Teacher"), the film is an intimate account of an elderly couple facing their greatest challenge in the twilight years of their lives.

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. The couple's bond is severely tested as Georges and Anne face up to a sudden turning point in their lives.

"Amour" is a Sony Pictures Classics release in the U.S.) and Les Films du Losange release in France of a
Les Films du Losange, X Filme Creative Pool, WEGA Film production, in co-production with France 3 Cinema, ARD Degeto, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, with the participation of France Televisions, Canal Plus, Cine Plus, ORF Film/Fernseh-Abkommmen, with the support of Ministere de la Culture et de la Communication, Centre National du Cinema et de l'Image Animee, Region Ile-de-France, Filforderungsanstalt, Medienbaord Berlin-Brandenburg, CNC/FFA Minitraite, Osterreichisches Filminstitut, Filmfonds Wien, Eurimages. Producers are Margaret Menegoz, Stefan Arndt, Veit Heiduschka and Michael Katz. Executive producers are Menegoz, Uwe Schott, and Katz.


Genre: Drama
Runtime: 127 mins.
Release Date: December 19, 2012
Country: France, Germany, Austria
Language(s): French, English
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Production Companies:
Les Films du Losange
X Filme Creative Pool
France 3 Cinema
ARD Degeto
Bayerischer Rundfunk
Westdeutscher Rundfunk
France Televisions
Canal Plus
Cine Plus
ORF Film/Fernseh-Abkommmen

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