Renowned film director, screenwriter, and editor Justin Triet, and his longtime partner, actor and multi-talented French film director Arthur Harari, have made their mark in the movie industry. The duo has received numerous accolades for their critically-acclaimed films.
Arthur Harari: Background and Accomplishments
Arthur Harari was born in 1981 in Paris, France. His grandfather, Clément Harari, was a renowned Egyptian-French actor. Arthur Harari is not the only one in his family blessed with artistic talent. His brothers, Tom and Lucas, are a cinematographer and a graphic novelist respectively.
Harari has been recognized for his commendable work in directing and writing French short films such as Des Jours Dans La Rue, Le Petit, La Main Sur La Gueule, and Peine Perdue. His directorial prowess also extends to feature-length films such as Dark Inclusion (2015) and Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle (2021). Both these films were co-written with Vincent Poymiro.
The Professional Partnership of Justine Triet and Arthur Harari
The professional partnership of Justine Triet and Arthur Harari started with the comedy-drama film, Age of Panic in 2013. The duo has a unique way of balancing their professional and personal lives. For instance, they wrote their latest film, Anatomy of a Fall, during the Covid-19 lockdown in Paris while taking care of their two daughters.
Awards and Recognitions
Their joint efforts have been variously recognized:
- The film Age of Panic was nominated for Best First Feature Film at the 2014 César Awards.
- Sibyl competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for Best Narrative Feature at the 2019 Philadelphia Film Festival.
- Anatomy of a Fall won the Palme d'Or and the Palm Dog Award at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, two Golden Globe Awards, and has received 11 nominations at the 49th César Awards, seven nominations at the British Academy Film Awards, and five nominations at the 96th Academy Awards.
Despite their success as a team, both Harari and Triet have expressed the need for a break from their professional partnership.