Oscars 2024: “Oppenheimer” leads the nominations, coup for “Anatomy of a Fall”

The list of nominees for the 96th Academy Awards, which will take place in Los Angeles on March 10, was revealed this Tuesday, January 23.

It highlighted highly anticipated films, such as the already amply rewarded feature film “


”, while reserving a few surprises, notably the five nominations for the Palme d’Or, “ 

Anatomy of a Fall

 ”, at prestigious categories. 

Actors Jack Quaid and Zazie Beetz present the list of nominations for the 96th edition of the Oscars, in Los Angeles, this Tuesday, January 23, 2024. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP - Jordan Strauss

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The French film

Anatomy of a Fall

, Palme d'Or at Cannes, continues a flawless international career: the feature film wins five nominations for the Oscars, which will be held on March 10 in Hollywood. 

After winning two trophies at the Golden Globes

in January, Justine Triet's work was nominated in the prestigious categories of best film and best director, but also for the Oscar for best actress, with Sandra Hüller, for best original screenplay. and the best editing.

A success all the more decisive as the film was not chosen by France to compete for the Oscar for best international film.

He had been snubbed in favor of

The Passion of Dodin Bouffant

 to represent the country, a choice which caused controversy and which now sounds like a failure given its non-selection by the Academy of Oscars.


It’s absolutely obvious that we didn’t send the right film to the Oscars

,” Charles Gillibert, one of the members of the commission responsible for this decision, told AFP before the nominations were announced. 

Also read Cannes 2023: “Anatomy of a fall”, director Justine Triet “obsessed” by the falling man


, leading the nominations

Already crowned with five Golden Globes,


, portrait of the father of the atomic bomb

directed by Christopher Nolan, confirmed its strong position with thirteen nominations.

The summer blockbuster hits hard in the acting categories: Cillian Murphy, who plays Robert Oppenheimer consumed by the devastating consequences of his creation, is nominated, as expected, in the best actor category, having already won the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama film in January.

Actor Robert Downey Jr, who shines as a conservative bureaucrat, and Emily Blunt who plays the inventor's wife, are both nominated in the categories of best supporting actor and best supporting actress.

Slight disappointment for


Another counterpart to the famous “ 


” duo,


 has eight nominations

for the Oscars ceremony.

But Greta Gerwig, the director, is conspicuously absent in the category of best director, just like Margot Robbie, a perfect doll star preoccupied with morbid thoughts, in that of best actress.

His sidekick Ryan Gosling, who plays Ken seduced by the sirens of patriarchy, is nominated in the category of best supporting actor.

Other acclaimed films: the zany “

 Poor Creatures

 ” by Yorgos Lanthimos, already awarded at the Venice Film Festival, and Martin Scorsese's historical fresco on the assassinations of Native Americans in Oklahoma at the beginning of the 20th century,

Killers of the Flower Moon

, each have eleven and ten nominations.





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