Shot on location in Greece after amour, it opened in French theaters last week.
So, of the nominees, Michael Haneke deserves the award for his understated and masterful direction in amour.
The other nominees are the underdogs Michael Haneke (amour) and Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild).
In fact, the most difficult part of the wild success of amour lies elsewhere.
My three favorite episodes are probably “College,” “Pine Barrens,” and “amour Fou.”
Chimne mourns for him: "clate mon amour, tu n'as plus rien craindre."
You will acknowledge that to a woman of my age, such an amour must be delicious and unique.
I believe he has discovered our amour: How he surveys me for a son-in-law!
He did not desire the blood of the gentleman; he wanted his pride and amour propre.
Caution became necessary; and as secrecy adds a charm to an amour, Clara received a long letter and a telescope from Edward.
c.1300, "love," from Old French amour, from Latin amorem (nominative amor) "love, affection, strong friendly feeling" (it could be used of sons or brothers, but especially of sexual love), from amare "to love" (see Amy). The accent shifted 15c.-17c. to the first syllable as the word became nativized, then shifted back as the naughty or intriguing sense became primary and the word was felt to be a euphemism.
A common ME word for love, later accented ámour (cf. enamour). Now with suggestion of intrigue and treated as a F[rench] word. [Weekley]