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2012 Cesar Award Nominations

Postby Precious Doll » Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:59 am

From Screen Daily

Camille Rewinds leads French César Awards with 13 nods

Argo, Bullhead and The Angels’ Share in the running for best foreign film. Noemie Lvovsky’s Camille Rewinds tops the nominations table.

France’s Académie Des Arts et Technique du Cinéma unveiled the nominations for the César Awards at its traditional news conference at Le Fouquet restaurant on the Champs Elysées on Friday morning.

The award ceremony, which will be presented by actor and director Antoine de Caunes alongside comic Jamel Debbouze as honorary president, will take place at the Theatre du Châtelet on Feb 22.

Noémie Lvovsky’s heart-warming tale about a woman who goes back in time to her adolescence Camille Rewinds (Camille Redouble) was a surprise breakout favourite with 13 nominations.

It was followed by Foreign Language Oscar contender Amour and Farewell My Queen with 10 nominations each.

Holy Motors, Rust and Bone drew nine nominations each.

In the House picked up six nominations followed by Cloclo, Populaire and What’s in a Name? with five.

Founded in 1976, the César academy gathers 4,199 members from across the French film industry and is the second biggest such body after the Oscars Academy.

The nominations in the key categories are:

BEST FILM

Farewell My Queen (Les adieux à la reine), Benoît Jacquot
Amour, Michael Haneke
Camille Rewinds (Camille Redouble), Noémie Lvovsky
In the House (Dans La Maison), François Ozon
Rust and Bone (De rouille et d’os), Jacques Audiard
Holy Motors, Leos Carax
What’s in a Name, (Le Prénom), Matthieu Delaporte, Alexandre De La Patellière

BEST DIRECTOR

Benoit Jacquot, Farewell My Queen
Michael Haneke, Amour
Noemie Lvovsky, Camille Rewinds
François Ozon, In the House
Jacques Audiard, Rust and Bone
Léos Carax. Holy Motors
Stéphane Brizé, A Few Hours of Spring (Quelques Heures de Printemps)

BEST FOREIGN FILM

Argo, Ben Affleck
Bullhead, Michael R. Roskam
Laurence Anyways, Xavier Dolan
Oslo, August 31st, Joachim Trier
The Angels’ Share, Ken Loach
A Royal Affair, Nikolaj Arcel
Our Children (A Perdre La Raison), Joachim Lafosse

BEST ACTRESS

Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone
Catherine Frot, Haute Cuisine (Les Saveurs du Palais)
Noémie Lvovsky, Camille Rewinds
Corinne Masiero, Louise Wimmer
Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
Léa Seydoux, Farewell My Queen
Hélène Vincent, A Few Hours of Spring

BEST ACTOR

Jean-Pierre Bacri, (Cherchez Hortense)
Patrick Bruel, What’s in a Name?
Denis Lavant, Holy Motors
Vincent Lindon, A Few Hours of Spring
Fabrice Luchini, In the House (Dans La Maison)
Jérémie Renier, Cloclo
Jean-Louis Trintignant, Amour

BEST SCREENPLAY

Bruno Podalydès, Denis Podalydès, Granny’s Funeral (Adieu Berthe)
Michael Haneke, Amour
Noemie Lvovsky, Maud Ameline, Pierre-Olivier Mattei, Florence Seyvos, Camille Rewinds
Leos Carax, Holy Motors
Florence Vignon, Stéphane Brizé, A Few Hours of Spring

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Valérie Benguigui, What’s in a Name?
Judith Chemla, Camille Rewinds
Isabelle Huppert, Amour
Yolande Moreau, Camille Rewinds
Edith Scob, Holy Motors

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Guillaume De Tonquedec, What’s in a Name?
Samir Guesmi, Camille Rewinds
Benoit Magimel, Cloclo
Claude Rich, Cherchez Hortense
Michel Vuillermoz, Camille Rewinds

BEST FIRST FILM

Augustine, Alice Winocour
Commes des Frères, Hugo Gélin
Louise Wimmer, Cyril Mennegun
Populaire, Régis Roinsard
Rengaine, Rachid Djaidani

BEST ANIMATION

Edmond was a Donkey (Edmond était un ane), Franck Dion
Ernest and Celestine, Benjamin Renner, Vincent Patar, Stéphane Aubier
Kirikou and Men and Women (Kirikou et Les Hommes et Les Femmes), Michel Ocelot
Oh Willy, Emma de Swaef, Marc Roels
Zarafa, Rémi Bezancon, Jean-Christophe Lie

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Bovines ou la vraie vie des vaches, Emmanuel Gras
Duch, Master of the Forges of Hell, (Duch, Le Maitre des Forges de L’enfer), Rithy Panh
The Invisibles (Les Invisibles), Sebastien Lifshitz
Journal de France, Claudine Nougaret, Raymond Depardon
Les Nouveaux Chiens de Garde, Gilles Balbestre, Yannick Kergoat

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC

Bruno Coulais, Farewell My Queen
Gaetan Roussel, Joseph Dahan, Camille Rewinds
Philippe Rombi, In the House
Alexandre Desplat, Rust and Bone
Rob, Emmanuel D’Orlando, Populaire

For the 2013 edition of the Césars, 3,434 members voted on 594 films.
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