Justine Triet, the French director whose Palme d’Or successful movie “Anatomy of Fall” is nominated for 5 Oscars, has signed with CAA.
Triet is the one lady nominated for a directing Oscar this yr. Since “Anatomy of a Fall” world premiered at Cannes, it went on to have a thriving run within the North American fall pageant circuit, together with at Telluride, Toronto and New York Movie Competition, the place it performed to packed homes and earned stellar evaluations. The film simply received a pair of Golden Globes for finest foreign-language movie and finest screenplay (for Triet and Arthur Harari). “Anatomy of a Fall” is now vying for seven BAFTAs and 5 Oscars, together with finest movie, director, actress (for Sandra Hüller), authentic screenplay and modifying. It’s additionally nominated for 11 Cesar Awards in France.
Within the movie, Hüller (who additionally stars in different finest image nominee “The Zone of Curiosity”) performs a profitable German novelist on trial for the homicide of her husband, who died in mysterious circumstances exterior their residence within the French Alps. Their visually impaired 11-year-old son (Milo Machado Graner) is named on the witness stand, prompting a dissection of Sandra’s conduct as a spouse and a mom. The movie is produced by Marie-Ange Luciani at Les Movies de Pierre and David Thion at Les Movies Pelléas.
Previous to “Anatomy of a Fall,” Triet directed “Sibyl,” a melodrama laced with darkish humor that competed on the Cannes Movie Competition in 2019. She broke via as a filmmaker with “Victoria,” a contemporary portrayal of an impartial lady juggling a chaotic single life, motherhood and her profession as a legal lawyer. The film, which marked her sophomore outing, opened at Cannes’ Critics Week in 2016. She made her function debut with “Age of Panic,” which performed at Cannes within the ACID sidebar, and was nominated for finest first movie on the Cesar Awards in 2014.
Together with CAA, Triet will proceed working together with her supervisor Jerome Duboz, and her reps in France, Elsa Huisman at Studio 112 and Veronique Bouffard at Zelig.