If you’ve yet to see Michael Haneke‘s Palme d’Or-winning Amour, much of the film remains a slight mystery. Sure, you know it’s about an old woman whose stroke proves debilitating to both the health of her body and lengthy marriage — people say it’s great, too — but how much of it have you seen? Past a small trailer, it’s only been dead quiet on the footage front.
With screenings popping up around the country and a theatrical release less than two months away, however, the canvas is beginning to open up. Two brief clips have premiered, (one from THR) showing off some work from leads Emmanuelle Riva and Jean-Louis Trintignant; “brief,” though, because I think Sony Pictures Classics are wise enough to withhold the rest (or most of the rest) for Amour itself. While that’s a wise move, one I respect, and something that should only be continued, even that isn’t enough for me, the big Haneke fan, to actually lay eyes upon these. If you’ve come this far, it should be easy to go a little further.
The two clips can be seen below:
Amour will open in limited release on December 19th.
By watching these two clips, have you become more excited for Haneke’s newest film?
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out [...]
Amidst a glut of low-budget horror films, Haunt separates itself with its character-driven approach. With the horror title, which follows a teenager and neighbor exploring a nearby haunted house, now in theaters and on VOD, we had a conversation with film’s director, Mac Carter. The amount he speaks of working with his actors should give you [...]
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we believe it’s our duty to highlight the recent, recommended titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of [...]
Latest posts from Beats Per Minute