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Cannes 2012: Amour

28 May 20124 stars

Deeply sad and affecting film from Michael Haneke, and winner of the 2012 Palme D’Or

Unlike The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke’s Palme D’Or winning film from 2009), which stands out for its thematic and narrative complexities, Amour sees the Austrian director take a far simpler approach to filmmaking, with an intimate story of an elderly…