Film Streams board member Alexander Payne was on the Cannes jury that awarded the Palme d’Or to this staggering portrait of aging.
Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple’s bond of love is severely tested. Directed by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Michael Haneke (THE WHITE RIBBON, FUNNY GAMES, CACHE, THE PIANO TEACHER), and winner of the Palm d’Or at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.