First screened in January 2013 / Most recently screened in January 2020
Director: Michael Haneke. Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert, Alexandre Tharaud, William Shimell, Ramón Agirre, Rita Blanco, Carole Franck, Dinara Drukarova, Laurent Capelluto, Suzanne Schmidt. Screenplay: Michael Haneke.
Twitter Capsule: Perfectly shot Book of the Dead, showcasing partners more bonded to each other than to their child. Impeccably acted and cut.

Photo © 2012 Sony Pictures Classics/Les Films du Losange

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Michael Haneke
Best Actress: Emmanuelle Riva
Best Original Screenplay: Michael Haneke
Best Foreign Language Film

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Foreign Language Film

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Foreign Language Film
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Picture; Best Actress (Riva; tie)
National Society of Film Critics: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actress (Riva)
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Actress (Riva); Best Foreign Language Film
National Board of Review: Best Foreign Language Film
European Film Awards: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actress (Riva); Best Actor (Trintignant)

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