• Released
  • December 19, 2012
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 7 min
  • Art House/Foreign
  • 278 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A couple's bond of love is severely tested.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Amour arrives with plaudits and praise. But this is not hype, it is all deserved. This is a masterpiece.
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100

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Small victories that turn into defeats, long walks to gain little ground, little wounds that get deeper every day - growing old is a war,...
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100

The Hollywood Reporter

Magnificent in its simplicity and its relentless honesty about old age, illness and dying, Michael Haneke's Amour is a deliberately...
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
In Amour, these two actors show us what love is, what it really looks like, and what it may, at its most secret moments, demand.
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100

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Michael Haneke's French-language Amour, a perfect film about intertwined lives, proceeds at its own pace, and breathes so deeply that it...
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100

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
What happens between two people? Only the chemistry that keeps us from stumbling through the chaos by ourselves. Is that an illusion, too?...
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90

NPR

By Ella Taylor
At his provocative best, though - in his brilliant, gorgeous 2009 film "The White Ribbon," a study of the roots of fascism in domestic...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
These two glam stars of French cinema – Riva in 1959's "Hiroshima Mon Amour" and Trintignant in 1966's "A Man and a Woman" – give...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Amour is also unforgettable and one of a kind, two hours of torment that, in the end, you will probably not regret.
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70

Movieline

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For all that it is, as promised, about love, it's also a subtly punishing affair that grinds you into the ground as you watch an elderly...
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Rated PG-13 | For Mature thematic material including a disturbing act, and brief language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Complex drama with violence is demanding for any age group.
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