2013 Oscars - 85th Academy Awards
Stars and directors of Oscar-nominated foreign films discuss their work, predicting a win for Michael Haneke's Amour ahead of the 85th Academy Awards
'Amour' Favorite for Best Foreign Film Oscar
Writer-director Michael Haneke opens Amour with a scene of Paris firefighters breaking into the spacious, eerily silent apartment belonging to two retired musicians, played by Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva. The couple, Georges and Anne, has not been heard from in a few days. One fireman covers his nose with a cloth; there's no fire, no smoke, but then we discover Anne's body, her deathbed pillow strewn, just so, with flower petals. And "Amour" travels back to relay how she came to her final resting place. [ Continue ... ].
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