5 Academy Award Nominations – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing
“Continually takes your breath away” ★★★★★ The Telegraph
“Sandra Hüller gives a tour de force performance” Vanity Fair
“A captivating and emotionally searing Alpine murder-mystery” ★★★★ Time Out
“A masterful and suspenseful film” Cineuropa
“A gripping masterpiece” The Playlist
“A scintillating, provocative thriller” Vox
" Sandra Hüller compels as an author accused of her husband’s murder" The Guardian ★★★★
Winner of the Palme d'Or, a gripping courtroom thriller, mystery and family drama all in one. The first film in Cannes history to win both the Palme d'Or and the equally prestigious Palm Dog!
When her husband Samuel is mysteriously found dead in the snow below their secluded chalet, Sandra (Sandra Hüller) becomes the main suspect when the police begin to question whether he fell or was pushed. The trial soon becomes not just an investigation, but a gripping psychological journey into the depths of Sandra and Samuel's complicated marriage. With conflicting evidence and inconsistent testimony, words are wielded like weapons and shocking truths come to light in this acclaimed drama.