Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Amour (2012)

An octogenarian couple decide to face the rest of their days in private, with dignity and grace after the missus has a series of strokes.

The gimmick: You can watch it as an unsentimental, yet moving melodrama.

The other gimmick: You can watch it as part of Haneke's long filmic project of subverting bourgeois sensibilities.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 26 December 2012.

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