A REVIEW OF THE FILM ‘AMOUR’
“What is man-woman love? How intense can it get hypothetically at least? Can it result in one trying to keep his intense passion for the other by even seeking to freeze it—his image of what that love had been-through some unacceptable means?”
This is the theme that inspired the Austrian Michael Haneke to direct this 127 minute-long French film titled AMOUR (French term for Intense passionate love), on purpose. Haneke is already famous at an international level for some other films that he films that he produced viz. Cache, Funny Balloons and The White Ribbon.
What distinguishes his film creations is that they are dark and unspeakably disturbing to us. The basic story board is but a vehicle for him to convey the message that he wishes us to understand through it. And that strips us of our habitual hypocrisies, drags us out of…
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