Anatomy of a Fall (2023)
Director: Justine Triet Run Time: 151 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2023
Starring: Jehnny Beth, Milo Machado-Graner, Saadia Bentaïeb, Sandra Hüller, Swann Arlaud
Language: French, English, German with English subtitles
About the film:
Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival.
Sandra, Samuel and their visually impaired son Daniel have been living in a remote mountain location for the past year. When Samuel is found dead outside the house, an investigation for death in suspicious circumstances is launched. Amidst the uncertainty, Sandra is indicted: Was it suicide or homicide? A year later Daniel attends his mother’s trial, a veritable dissection of his parents’ relationship.
“A breathtaking masterpiece”
—Elena Lazic, The Playlist
About the filmmaker:
Justine Triet is the third woman to win the Palme d’Or, following Julia Ducournau’s 2021 win for Titane and Jane Campion’s win for The Piano (1993). Triet’s directorial debut, Age of Panic (2013), and sophomore film, In Bed with Victoria (2016) both garnered nominations for several César Awards. Her film Sibyl (2019) also premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in competition for the Palme d’Or. Anatomy of a Fall (2023) is her latest feature.See our upcoming films