12th April 2025 // Anatomy of a Fall

ANATOMY OF A FALL (CERT. 15)
FRANCE 2023 DIRECTED BY JUSTINE TRIET
COLOUR 151 MINS
WITH: SANDRA HÜLLER, MILO MACHADO-GRANER, SWANN ALLAUD

Following the suspicious death of her husband, a writer faces probing questions
about their family-life in the full glare of the court-room. The testimony of their
young son proves to be crucial.

Academy Award (Oscar) – Best Original Screenplay

1 BAFTA – Best Screenplay (Original)

Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or

‘Slow-burn, compelling and utterly unconventional.’ – inews

‘With its layered and rewardingly intricate script, this solid, unshowy film excels.’ – The
Guardian

‘A daring, long film that asks deep questions about its characters but gains its most power
by recognising that it doesn’t have all the answers.’ – rogerebert.com

‘An example of how a movie can succeed in multiple genres at once.’ – Slate

‘Its strength comes from its willingness to embrace ambiguity and a lack of closure in ways
that intrigue (rather than frustrate) the viewer.’ – James Berardinelli