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Of Gods and Men, The Ghost Writer, and the other winners of the 2011 César Awards have been announced. The 36th Annual César Awards’ big winner “was Des hommes et des dieux (Of Gods and Men) by Xavier Beauvois, which took Best Film. It also captured Best Supporting Actor for Michael Lonsdale, and Best Cinematography…The Ghost Writer took more awards with a total of four. It won Best Director for Roman Polanski, Best Adapted Screenplay (Polanski and Robert Harris), Best Original Score and Best Editing. The award ceremony was held on February 25, 2011. The full listing of the 2011 César Awards winners is below.
Sarah Forestier, Le Nom des gens (The Names of Love)
Eric Elmosnino, Gainsbourg (vie héroïque)
Best Supporting Actress
Anne Alvaro, Le Bruit des glaçons »
Bonjour Paris! February is quite interesting month when it comes to awards, and The Cesar Award is no exception.
So, let’s move to France for the national film award of France, first given out in 1975, with nominations that are selected by the members of the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma.
And you all thought that Roman Polanski‘s The Ghost Writer will win? Ok, you were close, because the movie ended up taking home the most awards, including best adapted screenplay, best editing, best original score, and best director for Polanski himself, who was in attendance.
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48 hours before the Oscars, it was the French who feted the best in French cinema in 2010 with the 36th edition of the Cesar Awards. A trio of films claimed the most awards: Of Gods and Men (the Cannes winning film which was on the Oscar shortlist of nine but didn't make it into the final round) took the top award of Best Film and three in total tying up with Gainsbourg (which was picked up this week by Music Box Films) which won for Best Actor. The big winner of the night with four awards out of eight total noms was roman Polanski's The Ghost Writer which isn't in the French language but was a French production that won the filmmaker the Best Director award. Quentin "Vive le cinéma" Tarantino received an honorary award for his body of work -- not bad since he has another 40 years at least to double up on his output. »
How to Train Your Dragon, The King’s Speech, and the other winners of the 2011 International Film Music Critics Association Awards have been announced. The 7th Annual International Film Music Critics Association Awards is produced by the International Film Music Critics Association (Ifmca), ”an association of online, print and radio journalists who specialize in writing about original film and television music…Since its inception, the Ifmca has grown to comprise over 50 members from countries as diverse as Australia, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.” The full listing of the 2011 International Film Music Critics Association Awards winners is below.
Film Score Of The Year
Film Composer Of The Year
Breakout Composer Of The Year
Best Original Score For A Drama Film
• The King’S Speech, »
The nominations for this year’s César Awards (France’s Oscar equivalent) has been announced. In addition the awards ceremony has also chosen Quentin Tarantino as the recipient of the ceremony’s honorary award. Alain Terzian, the president of the Académie des arts et techniques du cinéma announced at a press conference this morning confirmed that the director would be present to ick up his award in person.
The 36th edition of the Césars will take place on February 25 in Paris.
Here’s the full list of nominees:
L’arnacoeur by Pascal Chaumeil
Le nom des gens by Michel Leclerc
5 items from 2011
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