Five before competing for the night's top honor, Amour
's Emmanuelle Riva and Michael Haneke will be called for the categories of Best Actress and Best Director; Haneke also scored a nod for Best Original Screenplay, and Amour
has a strong shot of taking home the Best Foreign Language Film statuette.Box office:
$1.2 million*What Owen Gleiberman said:
''It's an intensely clear-eyed and tender, at times almost voyeuristically intimate, look at what happens to an aging, agreeably married couple when one of them begins to slip away.'' (Read more here.
)What director Michael Haneke said:
''It is especially rewarding to discover that a film has found favor among one's industry peers who know, in particular, the effort that goes into getting a film any film made.'' (Read more here.
) Denise Warner*BoxOfficeMojo.com estimated domestic total as of Jan. 24, 2013