Berwick Film Society: Anatomy of a Fall (Anatomie d’une chute) (15)

Main House Theatre  |  22 May 2024



With its edgy uncertainties, this is riveting family drama portrayed by a cast of superbly compelling actors. 

A writer couple live with their partially-sighted son and the family’s dog in an isolated chalet amidst the Alps of south-east France. 

After a dramatic fall raises doubts and questions, a court case follows with spell-binding interactions between the prosecuting lawyer and witnesses, one of whom is caught between a rock and a hard place.

Awards and Nominations: 52 wins, 127 nominations

The 96th Academy Awards | 2024

WINNER of Best Original Screenplay

Nominee for Best Director

Nominee for Best Picture

Nominee for Best Actress

Nominee for Best Editing

France 2023

Dir: Justine Triet I Cast: Sandra Hüller, Swann Arlaud, Milo Graner I Language: English, French (subtitled)

Awards: 5 wins, 13 nominations

“The courtroom drama here is electric, restlessly dynamic and compulsively watchable, with only a few rare moments in which the film’s hold on the audience loosens” 
Wendy Ide, The Guardian