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At the Movies: Retirees' love story earns Oscar nod


What: "Amour"

When: Opening Friday at Village Square

Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert and Alexandre Tharaud

Writer-director: Michael Haneke

The story: The love between retired music teachers Georges (Trintignant) and Anne (Riva) is severely tested when Anne suffers an attack.

The buzz: It's the final best picture nominee to open in Las Vegas, just 17 days before the Oscars. The drama also is nominated for best foreign-language film, best actress (Riva), best directing (Haneke) and best original screenplay (Haneke).

- CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE

 

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