Amour received a lot of love at the 18th annual Lumiere Awards here, with Michael Haneke’s drama being named best film and also taking home the acting awards.The Oscar-nominated film was up against Jacques Audiard’s Rust and Bone, Noemie Lvovsky’s Camille Rewinds, Leos Carax’s Holy Motors, and Benoit Jacquot’s Farewell My Queen for the top film prize. Read more below!!
Amour also was a winner in the main acting categories, with Emmanuelle Riva taking home the best actress trophy, and Jean-Louis Trintignant being named best actor. The unflinching look at marriage and aging has been picking up many honors this awards season on the road to the Oscars, where the French-language drama by the Austrian director is nominated both as best foreign film and best picture. Amour was awarded the Golden Globe for best foreign film earlier this month, and it also received the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival last May.