Amour Fou Blu-Ray

Amour Fou Blu-Ray
Loosely based on the actual double suicide of the celebrated German author Heinrich von Kleist and Henriette Vogel in 1811, this beautiful period film is an austere, yet humorous take on mortality and love. Mournful young poet Heinrich (Christian Friedel, The White Ribbon) tries in vain to convince his cousin Marie to join him in a suicide pact. Whilst coming to terms with her refusal, Heinrich meets Henriette (Birte Schnoink), the wife of a business acquaintance. The beautiful young woman is at first mystified by his perplexing offer, but she acquiesces when she is diagnosed with a terminal illness. Austrian auteur Jessica Hausner deconstructs the traditional tropes of romance and comedy in this wry but profound chamber piece which was lauded by the critics.

Special Features
High Definition Digital Transfer, Original 5.1 DTS-HD MasterAudio Surround Sound, Optional English Subtitles, Audio Commentary By Director Jessica Hausner, Interview With Jessica Hausner, Deleted Scenes, Oida - Minimalist Music Video For The Austrian Duo Attwenger Directed By Jessica Hausner, Theatrical Trailer, Reversible Sleeve Featuring Two Artwork Options
Aspect Ratio1.85:1
AudioGerman DTS-HD 5.1
Case TypeAmaray Single
CastChristian Friedel,Birte Schnoeink,Stephan Grossmann
DirectorJessica Hausner
HOH (Hard of Hearing)No
RegionBlu-Ray B
Run Time96
Special Features

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Tags: 2010s