The peaceful and contented lives of octogenarian couple Georges and Anne is shattered when Anne suffers a stroke. As her condition deteriorates, they are forced to confront their mortality and see whether the love they share can lessen the pain of the inevitable. This Cannes Palme D’or winner has been described as one of the greatest films ever made about confronting ageing and death.
12A cert – Austria/France 2011 – Director: Michael Haneke
Running time: 125 minutes – Language: French
Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert