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Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: 421 (Rank from 2012: # 13)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 65%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 10%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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CinemaVisitor Erik98 - One of the most honest, emotional and moving films I've ever seen. A genuine, well-crafted drama that deserved to be a winner in Cannes.
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Josh of Classicblanca98(full review)
Cinephile Catherine97
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David Baruffi97(full review)
RMMR Daniel Hernandez92(full review)
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Andrew Buckle of The Film Emporium88(full review)
Dan O'Neill85(full review)
Committed to Celluloid Fernando Rafael80(full review)
Maurice of Movie Mixology80(full review)
Nathan Adams and the Temple Of Reviews80(full review)
Chris Turner75
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin70(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)
Lord Of The Films Ryan50(full review)

People Involved

  • Emmanuelle Riva (Anne)
  • Jean-Louis Trintignant (Georges)
  • Isabelle Huppert (Eva)
  • William Shimell (Geoff)
  • Alexandre Tharaud (Alexandre)
  • Rita Blanco (Concierge)
  • Dinara Drukarova (Nurse #2)
  • Ramón Agirre (Concierges Husband)
  • Carole Franck (Nurse #1)
  • Laurent Capelluto (Police Officer #1)
  • Jean-Michel Monroc (Police Officer #2)
  • Suzanne Schmidt (Neighbour)
  • Damien Jouillerot (Paramedic #1)
  • Walid Afkir (Paramedic #2)
  • Caroline Duris (Director)
  • Michael Haneke (Director)
  • Michael Haneke (Director)