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In French, English, and German with English Subtitles. The screening on Thu 7th Dec at 2 pm will have Descriptive Subtitles and be relaxed for people living with dementia.

In this Palme d’Or-winning psychological thriller, a celebrated writer is put on trial when her husband falls to his death from their secluded chalet. What starts as a murder investigation soon becomes a gripping journey into the depths of a destructive marriage.

A man and woman stood on mountains. The woman is facing the screen, the man is facing away.

When her husband Samuel is mysteriously found dead in the snow below their secluded chalet, Sandra becomes the main suspect when the police begin to question whether he fell or was pushed. The trial soon becomes not just an investigation, but a gripping psychological journey into the depths of Sandra and Samuel’s complicated marriage. With conflicting evidence and inconsistent testimony, words are wielded like weapons and shocking truth to light in this thrilling Palme d’Or winner.

“Continually takes your breath away” ★★★★★ The Telegraph

“Sandra Hüller gives a tour de force performance” Vanity Fair

“A captivating and emotionally searing Alpine murder-mystery” ★★★★ Time Out


Director- Justine Triet

Cast- Sandra Hüller, Swann Arlaud, Milo Machado Graner

  • Information about screenings with subtitles

    Subtitled screenings offer captions which transcribe dialogue only. Subtitled screenings attempt to give D/deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers an understanding of the spoken dialogue within the film, but do not include description about other aspects of the soundtrack, including music and sound effects.

  • Information about relaxed performances and screenings 

    Information about relaxed performances and screenings

    We offer a number of daytime family theatre performances and cinema screenings designed to make trips to ARC a more relaxed experience for learning disabled people, people with autism and people with sensory or neurological conditions

    Relaxed performances have a number of distinguishing features:

    • Lower volume levels
    • No foyer music
    • Consistent lighting with auditorium lights on throughout
    • There is a relaxed attitude to noise and moving around the auditorium
    • You can reserve extra seats if you need space to be comfortable
    • If you prefer not to queue please let us know when booking
    • We can provide a chill out space should you need a break.
  • Seating accessibility information

    Cinema seat size

    Seats in the Cinema are 45cm (172/3“) wide and 46cm (18“) deep, are 40cm (152/3“) from the floor, and have 12cm (42/3“) between seats.


    Seats in the Cinema have armrests that do not fold away, and cannot be completely removed.


    Seats in the cinema have 30cm (112/3”) of legroom in front of seats, with additional legroom on row A and seats B1-B4 and B11-B14.

    Further information

    If you have any questions about accessibility our Box Office team are always happy to help and can be contacted on 01642 525199 or by emailing [email protected] - you can also tell us about your access requirements when prompted to do so during the online booking process.

  • BBFC Rating information (may contain spoilers)


    Audio is heard of a violent argument between a married couple, and a wife describes the physical and emotional domestic abuse she experienced at times during her marriage. Animated recreations of a violent attack are played in a courtroom.

    Threat and horror

    There is scene of moderate threat in which characters, including a child, desperately attempt to resuscitate a half conscious pet dog after it is deliberately drugged with aspirin.


    Use of strong language (‘f**k’) is accompanied by milder terms such as ‘bitch’, ‘piss’ and ‘shit’.


    There is use of the word ‘f**k’ in a sexual context and a couple argue about their sex life. References are made to a wife’s infidelities.


    A woman compares her love of running to being ‘high on drugs’. There are references to a man struggling due to his reliance on antidepressants.


    There is speculation as to whether a man took his own life after his dead body is discovered, as well as detailed references to a potential past suicide attempt.


    A woman says that her husband repeatedly hit himself in the face on more than one occasion.

    Injury detail

    After a fall from a height, a man lies in a pool of blood and there is close up sight of the bloody wound on his head. During a post mortem, there are verbal and visual references to the man’s injuries. Photos are seen of a large bruise on a woman’s arm caused during a violent altercation.


    There is brief buttock nudity during a post mortem examination.


    There are upsetting scenes throughout the film, often involving a young child’s trauma as he comes to terms with the death of his father. At one point, he is forced to give testimony in court about his parent’s marriage. There are also references to the accident that caused the child to lose his sight when he was four years old and the impact this had on him and his family.