ANATOMY OF A FALL
2023 | Dir Justine Triet | 151m | France
In this award-winning thriller, a German writer is accused of the death of her husband at their isolated chalet. The only witness is their partially-sighted 11-year-old son.
Following the mysterious death of her husband Samuel near their isolated chalet, Sandra becomes the focal point of a police investigation to determine whether his fatal fall was a tragic accident or a calculated act. What transpires is far from a routine inquiry; it evolves into a psychological journey, following the intricate web of emotions that defined Sandra and Samuel’s union. Amidst a backdrop of contradictory evidence and unreliable witness accounts, words emerge as weapons of dispute, exposing startling truths in this spellbinding thriller that clinched the prestigious Palme d’Or award. The film weaves a gripping narrative that peels away at the layers of their relationship, uncovering hidden depths and dark secrets. English/French with English subtitles.
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*HOH – Descriptive subtitles for those with hearing loss.
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