Bet won for Justine Triet. She will bring home a statuette. Competing in five categories, his Palme d’Or Anatomy of a Fall won the Oscar for best screenplay. It was the most playable category for the Palme d’Or. The only one where the legal drama did not face the Oppenheimer steamroller.

The trial film, which dissects the balance of power in the couple, faced Winter Break (The Holdovers) written by David Hemingson, Maestro written by Bradley Cooper and Josh Singer, May December written by Samy Burch and Alex Mechanik and Past Lives written by Celine Song.

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“Thank you so much. This Oscar will help me get through the midlife crisis,” said the French director. “The glamor of tonight contrasts with the debut of this film conceived in full confinement. To write, we had to put our children in front of the TV. There was no boundary between diapers and work.” Then she gave the floor to her companion and co-writer Arthur Harari.