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9.0

Amour

ComingSoon
17 October 2013
  • Excerpt: What is the real definition of love? Not the immediate flash of romance and drama on first meeting or during high tension, but the day in, day out slog of living with someone through their best and worst impulses. The responsibility and follow through of taking complete care of someone, be it an infant son or an elderly parent, without giving in to the aggravations of such care.
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9.0
Movie overall 10
10
Extras 6
6.0

Amour Blu-ray Review

blu-ray.com
22 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Michael Haneke's Amour comes to Blu-ray in North America rather late, but I think that folks who have been patiently waiting for a local release will be very pleased with Sony Pictures' technical presentation. In my opinion, this is one of the year's must-own Blu-ray releases. Do not miss it, folks. VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Did you find this review helpful?
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Overall 9
9.2
Actors overall 10
10
Audio 9
9.0
Extras 7
7.0

Amour (Blu-ray)

DVD Verdict
14 August 2013
  • Summary: Appellate Judge Tom Becker wonders if there'll be a French version of that old Steven Spielberg film, Toujours .
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8.8
Content 9
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Audio 8
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Extras 8
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Amour

DVD Talk
11 August 2013
  • Conclusion: The great writer/director Michael Haneke's ongoing commitment to an unblinking, deeply aware, and brutally honest cinema goes to new, more intimate and personal places in Amour , and while it's not always easy to watch (nor should it be; even at its most painful, it always feels precisely and ineffably right), it's tremendously moving and powerful in a way very, very few films are.
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Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 10
10
Extras 7
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Amour Blu-ray Review

blu-ray.com
1 March 2013
  • Conclusion: Michael Haneke's Amour is the most honest, most brutal yet genuinely uplifting film about love that I have ever seen. I think it is fair to say that it is also Haneke's best film to date. If you are an English-speaker and reside in a Region-B country, I urge to consider adding Amour to your collection. And if you reside in North America, let's hope that you will be able to purchase a local Blu-ray release soon. VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Did you find this review helpful?
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Overall 10
10

Amour

AV Club
18 December 2012
  • Excerpt: The subject of Michael Haneke ’s shattering Amour is right there in the title. It’s about the indignities of growing old and the inevitability of death, but only in the same way The Master concerns Scientology—as a means to an end, a phenomenon that reveal its characters’ true nature.
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Overall 10
10

Amour

Flicks
28 June 2013
  • Summary: Michael Haneke's films always take place in the shadow of something unspeakable. In his debut, 1989's The Seventh Continent , it was madness; in his last film, 2009's Palme D'Or-winning The White Ribbon , it was Naziism. Here, in his most celebrated work (also a Palme D'Or winner), it is, simply, death. More One evening, elderly couple Georges (Trintignant) and Anne (Riva) come back to their lovely, lived-in flat after a classical music concert.
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10

Amour

Empire Online
11 May 2013
  • Conclusion: Michael Haneke’s Palme D’Or winner is uncomfortable, uncompromising, unflinching... and utterly unmissable. Old age may not be a reality you wish to confront, but you must see this film.
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10

Amour

totalfilm.com
15 November 2012
Overall 9
9.0

Amour

thecultcorner.com
4 January 2014
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