This year’s winner of the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival may not have been an unexpected one, but by almost all accounts Michael Haneke’s new film ‘Amour’ is a truly deserving one. Those of you who are like me are anxious to take a look at it and assess its Oscar chances, but according to The Playlist (here), we’ll have to wait until the thick of awards season, as it’s scheduled for a U.S. debut on December 19th. After the jump you can get a quick refresher on what the flick is about, but I know I can’t wait. Hanekse is always an interesting filmmaker, and this seems like something very different from him…
The short plot synopsis from IMDb is as follows:
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.
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