Amour (Love)

Amour screened as the opening film of the 2012 Irish Film Institute’s French Film Festival. Read our preview of the festival here and visit the official site at ifi.ie/FrenchFest for screening and ticketing info.

Dying with dignity – ★★★★★

Austrian director Michael Haneke’s latest film Amour tells the story of Anne and Georges (character name staples in his work being used in Caché and Funny Games amongst others), a couple of retired music teachers living comfortably in their Paris apartment. Their married life change irrevocably when she suffers a stroke and he takes on the role of carer.

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