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Retired music teachers Georges and Anne (Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva) have enjoyed a long and happy life together. But when eighty-plus Anne faces a serious health issue, the love shared by this elderly couple is tested in a new way.
Why Is Amour Rated PG-13?
Amour is rated PG-13 for mature thematic material including a disturbing act, and for brief language.
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Violence: A couple returns home to find someone has attempted to break into the apartment. They discuss other recent break-ins in the building. A woman talks about an attempted suicide and later tries to kill herself. A man dreams he is being attacked. A character is murdered. A woman spits at a man and he slaps her.
Sexual Content: A woman talks about listening to her parents make love when she was a child. A woman’s breast is seen while she is in the shower.
Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive, a derogatory term and a handful of mild profanities.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A man offers drinks to others on several occasions but is not shown drinking. A man smokes after a stressful encounter.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: Amour
Release Date: August 20, 2013.
Amour releases to home video with the following extras:
- The Making of Amour
- Q & A with Director Michael Haneke