Saturday, February 23, 2013

Michael Haneke film ‘Amour’ sweeps major César awards in Oscars warm-up

It had already won the Palme d’Or at Cannes, a Golden Globe and several other awards internationally – now the French-language film “Amour” has taken a clean sweep of the major prizes at the French “Césars” ceremony in Paris.
The tale of the relationship between an elderly couple in the face of declining health won the Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke the award of best film, best director and best screenplay, while Emmanuelle Riva and Jean-Louis Trintignant took best actress and best actor respectively. Michael Haneke film ‘Amour’ sweeps major César awards in Oscars warm-up | euronews, world news