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AMOUR

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 121m 54s

Ratings Info Contains one use of strong language and distressing scenes

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Michael Haneke

Cast includes Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert, Alexandre Tharaud

Cut This work was passed uncut.

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Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 04/01/2013

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

AMOUR - LOVE is a subtitled French language drama about an elderly man and his wife who live a rich and fulfilling retirement until she suffers a stroke. As her health and ability to communicate decline, their relationship and love is tested to the limit.

Language

There is a single use of strong language ('f**k'), alongside milder terms including 'prick'.

Theme

There are several distressing scenes related to the deteriorating health of the elderly woman, who is left paralysed and barely able to speak following several strokes.

The film also contains some natural breast nudity when a woman is bathed by a nurse.

Details

Title
AMOUR
Year
2013
Distributor(s)
Artificial Eye Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
25/02/2013
Main language
French
Submitted run time
121m 54s
BBFC reference
AVF294141
Remarks
Subtitled

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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