Amour
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Territory:
World, except France, Germany, Austria, Benelux, Switzerland, Israel, Russia, Japan, Australia, Taiwan, UK, Irland, USA & Canada
Genre:
Classics, Drama, French Cinema
Release date:
2012
Running time:
2 hours 7 minutes
Director:
Michael Haneke
Actors:
Jean Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva
Language:
French with English subtitles

Synopsis: A monastery high in the mountains of the Maghreb, some time in the 90s…Eight French Cistercian monks live in harmony with their Muslim brothers. Close to the villagers, they share in their labors and festivities, and take care of their daily medical needs. But violence and terror are slowly taking hold of the region. When they agree to treat some of the terrorists, the authorities are furious, and put pressure on them to return to France. Christian the prior, calls a new vote. But this time the brothers are united. They will stay, whatever the cost…

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