Love to the End

Amour earns cheers, tears and Oscar nominations galore

Sony Pictures

A married couple in their 80s--anne (Emmanuelle Riva) and Georges (Jean-Louis Trintignant)--stand up to infirmity and death. When Anne suffers several strokes that cripple her and rob her of speech, Georges dismisses their grown daughter (Isabelle Huppert) and a retinue of caregivers, deciding to care for Anne on his own in their Paris apartment. Though the prognosis is terminal, the couple's commitment is eternal. That's why the movie is called Amour.

Michael Haneke's end-of-life love story received all the honors expected for a work from Europe's most respected auteur: the 2012 Palme d'Or at Cannes and a slew of year-end reviewers'...

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