A couple in their eighties, Georges (Jean-Louis Trintignant) and Anne (Emmanuelle Riva), live a relaxing retired life in Paris, occasionally going to see the concert of one of their ex-students to see how successful they were at teaching the next generation of masterful pianists. But their days of music teaching are long over especially after Anne suffers a stroke and, despite doctor's best efforts, is left wheelchair bound. Eva (Isabelle Huppert), the couple's daughter, upon hearing the news raises a fuss about what more can be done but Georges defends his wife's decision to not go back to hospital. Instead, he cares for her himself, along with some visiting nurses, and we see how far love can be stretched. For, at its core, Amour is about love.
A beautiful, realistic, and artistic piece of French cinema. A perfect example of reasons to watch foreign films. As Westerners, we have a habit of ignoring the rest of the world but but it is a good thing Amour slipped through that veil.
Best Bit? There are far too many moments to pick from. Just watch it.
*Forgive the lack of humorous annotations, I have nothing funny to say.