Anatomy of a Fall Dominates European Film Awards with Four Wins, Including Best Film and Best Director

News - 10 December 2023
The French film Anatomy of a Fall, which took home the prestigious Palme d'Or earlier this year, continued its winning streak at the European Film Awards of 2023. Directed by Justine Triet, the film dominated the awards ceremony by taking home four awards, including best film and best director. German actress Sandra Hüller, who was also nominated for her role in The Zone of Interest, accepted the third award on behalf of Triet's film.

The screenplay of Anatomy of a Fall was also recognized with an award.nnThis year's European Film Awards saw a 'sweep' in the major categories, with films like Fallen Leaves, Green Border, Me Captain and The Zone of Interest missing out on the top prizes. Despite the lack of surprises, the awards ceremony in Berlin was still a memorable event for viewers.

The European Academy named Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen as the Actor of the Year for his outstanding performance in The Promised Land. The film not only secured Mikkelsen's award but also took home prizes for cinematography and costumes.nnIn addition to the major categories, there were also winners in the 'smaller' categories at the European Film Awards.

Pablo Berger's Robot Dreams was awarded the best animated film, while Smoke Sauna Sisterhood was recognized as the best European documentary. British films Scrapper and How to Have Sex were honored with the 'Young Audience' award and the European Discovery Prize, respectively.nnFor those curious about Anatomy of a Fall, the trailer and additional information can be found on the film's page.

Stay updated on all the latest developments during the Award Season in the coming months, leading up to the Oscar ceremony in April 2024, with updates from FilmTotaal.