Anatomy of a Fall: everything about the French film nominated for the 2024 Oscar

The list of films nominated for the 2024 Oscar has finally been revealed, and one of the highlights is the French film Anatomy of a Fall. Directed by Justine Triet, the plot has been attracting attention in recent months and should emerge victorious at the biggest film awards.

Anatomy of a Fall it was nominated for an Oscar for Best Film, Best Actress for Sandra Hüller, Best Original Screenplay and Best Editing. The film also competes in the Best Director category for Justine Triet, being the only woman on the list, as Greta Gerwig was left out for Barbie.

The French film is from 2023, but is only now arriving in Brazilian cinemas. Before checking it out, then, it's time to find out a little more about it.

Where to watch Anatomy of a Fall?

The film Anatomia de uma Queda is scheduled for release in Brazil. The feature film starts arriving in cinemas today, January 25th, across the country.

The release of the film in Brazil is somewhat delayed, as the premiere abroad took place there in August last year. Still, Brazilian audiences will have the chance to watch the film on the big screen before the 2024 Oscars.

Regarding streaming, the release of Anatomy of a Fall on platforms like Netflix may take time. However, the tendency is for the film to appear for digital rental just over a month after its release in cinemas, appearing on services such as Prime Video, YouTube and Apple TV.

Following current industry standards, the Digital release of films usually occurs around 45 days after their release in theaters. However, nothing has been confirmed so far by those responsible for the feature film.

It is worth mentioning that Anatomy of a Fall has already been released digitally abroad, making pirated copies are shared on the internet. With this in mind, it may be that the producer accelerates the arrival of the film on Brazilian services to take advantage of Oscar expectations.

Anatomy of a Fall: what is it about?

Sandra Hüller in Anatomy of a FallSandra Hüller in Anatomy of a FallSource: Les Films Pelléas/Disclosure

Justine Triet's film tells the story of Sandra Voyter (Sandra Hüller), a German writer who lives with her French husband, Samuel Maleski (Samuel Theis), and their son Daniel (Milo Machado Graner), just 11 years old.

Sandra sees her life turned upside down when Samuel is found dead and she becomes the main suspect in a probable homicide. In court, the couple's fights are brought to the surface and Daniel is left to talk about his parents' relationship.

Check out the official trailer for the film Anatomy of a Fall:

Anatomy of a Fall: cast and production

The great protagonist of Anatomy of a Fall is Sandra Hüller, who is also in another Oscar-nominated film, Zone of Interest. The actress is already well known in French cinema and has starred in several productions throughout her career.

Also part of the film are Swann Arlaud, Antoine Reinartz, Milo Machado Graner, Samuel Theis, Jehnny Beth, Saadia Bentaïeb, Camille Rutherford and others. The work of the director, Justine Triet, can also be seen in productions such as Sibyl, In Bed with Victoria, The Battle of Solferinoand others.


Since debuting in France in August 2023, Anatomy of a Fall It soon began to gain international repercussions. The film, classified as a dramatic thriller, now accumulates extraordinary scores on review platforms.

On one of the most important, Rotten Tomatoes, the film has 96% approval from critics and 90% from the general public. Reviews about the film say that it is proof that it is possible to mix genres in a single production, and that the mystery is a very interesting puzzle to solve.

The film features a mystery lasting more than two hoursThe film features a mystery lasting more than two hoursSource: Les Films Pelléas/Disclosure

Throughout its two and a half hour duration, Anatomy of a Fall it also wins over the audience with provocative performances and photography, which is set in freezing locations that make the story much more intriguing.

Before being nominated for an Oscar, the film won the 2024 Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, and last year it stood out at the Cannes Festival, winning the Palme d'Or and Palm Dog awards.

The film Anatomy of a Fall hits Brazilian cinemas on January 25th. Will you watch the film on the big screen or wait for it to arrive on streaming?

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