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Anatomy of a Fall (2023)

Opens on March 15

Director: Justine Triet Run Time: 151 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2023

Starring: Jehnny Beth, Milo Machado-Graner, Saadia Bentaïeb, Sandra Hüller, Swann Arlaud

Country: France
Language: French, English, German with English subtitles

About the film:

Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival

Anatomy of a Fall (2023) received five nominations at the 96th Academy Awards, winning Best Original Screenplay. The film also received four Golden Globe nominations—winning Best Non-English language film and Best Screenplay—and an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best International Feature.

“A breathtaking masterpiece”

—Elena Lazic, The Playlist

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.

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.

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