It’s got to keep going up.
“I hope I can protect the one thing I can’t live without. That’s you.”
“We are not playing roles. That’s wat’s powerful in Amour. These are archetypical figures: the mother, the father, the parents, the daughter. It gives a very universal nature and a tremendous truth to the movie. We are telling a story but delivering a history of humanity. There are no particular anecdotes. Nothing happens. But it’s through this level of generality that each can recognize oneself.”
-Isabelle Huppert about Amour (2012)