The director and co-writer of Anatomy of a Fall, Justine Triet, was nominated for the 2024 Oscar in the best director category. This is his first Academy Award nomination.

In a year full of notable projects directed by female filmmakers, Triet became the only director to be nominated in that category, with Greta Gerwig's work in Barbieor Celine Song's in Past Livesignored at least as directors.

Regarding his nomination, Triet told THR that it was something he could never have imagined:

“I cried… the first [nominación] It was scripted and I was very happy. But it was later, when I saw my editor's name, that I cried because it was so surprising. I didn't imagine that Laurent Sénéchal could participate in this game. And of course the best director. I was surprised because there are no more women by my side. So of course I'm very, very lucky and I'm very proud of all these things”.

In reference to being chosen as a nominee by her fellow Academy member directors, Triet reveals:

“I have greatly admired most of these people since I was a child, and of course being involved in this story means a lot to me. It wasn't a dream because I couldn't imagine it.”.

In the best director category, Triet is accompanied by Yorgos Lanthimos (Poor Things), Christopher Nolan (Oppenheimer), Jonathan Glazer (The Zone of Interest), y Martin Scorsese (Killers of the Flower Moon).

The Oscar Academy has only nominated seven women in total in the best director category, and only three have won the golden statuette. The nominees have been Gerwig (for Lady Bird), Lina Wertmüller, Sofia Coppola, Kathryn Bigelow, Emerald Fennel, Chloe Zhao and Jane Campion, in 96 editions of the award.

Anatomy of a Fall received 5 nominations in total: best film, director (Triet), actress in a leading role (Sandra Hueller), original screenplay (Triet y Arthur Harari), and editing (Laurent Sénéchal).

Triet shares with the source:

“When we were in the writing process, we were sure that it would be a very, not small, but very independent and very 'whoa' movie, so of course it's a very big fairy tale for us and it gives me a lot of joy. confidence for the future. I say to myself, “Okay, maybe it's possible to make really radical movies, follow our intuition, and stay in the game,” you know? This is crazy. I want to cry all day. “I never cry and today I was crying because this is really huge.”

In Triet's award-winning film, actress Hüller plays a cold bisexual novelist accused of getting rid of her husband. And to add sauce to her tacos, he was murdered in the same way she described earlier in one of her mystery books.

If a husband is found dead at the foot of a mountain in the forest, is the wife the first suspect?

Triet co-wrote the script with her real-life husband, Harari (Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle).

The film debuted at Cannes 2023, where it won the prestigious Palme d'Or, the festival's highest award, making Triet only the third woman to win it. Criticism received it with praise and positive reviews. Neon He acquired it quickly after its premiere. The film company previously acquired other Cannes winners such as Triangle of Sadness, Titanium and the Oscar winner Parasite.

This awards season, Triet has already won other awards for Anatomy of a Fallincluding the Golden Globe for best screenplay, and the BAFTA for best independent international film.

Anatomy of a fallas it is known in our market, set its release date in Mexico and the rest of Latin America, for this same week, the January 25, 2024.

You can find all the nominees for the 2024 Oscars here.


“For the past year, Sandra, her husband Samuel and their eleven-year-old son Daniel have lived an isolated life in a remote village in the French Alps. When Samuel is found dead in the snow beneath his chalet, the police wonder if he was murdered or committed suicide. Samuel's suspicious death is a suspected murder and Sandra becomes the main suspect. What follows is not only an investigation into the circumstances of Samuel's death, but a disturbing psychological journey into the depths of Sandra and Samuel's troubled relationship.


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