Michael Haneke’s award winning film – AMOUR – gets a UK dvd release

posted 15 Mar 2013, 06:48 by Julian Whiting

AmourAMOUR (12A) 2012 FRANCE        HANEKE, MICHAEL    £15.99
Drama exploring death, ageing and the fear of loss. Anne and George (Emmanuelle Riva and Jean-Louis Trintignant) are a couple in their 80s who are enjoying their retirement, but that changes when, after an operation following a stroke, Anne is left wheelchair-bound and paralysed. Although she expresses her wish to die, even going so far as to make an attempt at taking her own life, George tries to remind her of the beauty and worth of life itself and the love that they share for each other.  BLU RAY £19.99

ENGLISH SCREENPLAY AT – http://www.sonyclassics.com/awards-information/amour_screenplay.pdf

Sight and Sound review – http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/reviews-recommendations/film-week-amour

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds