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Critics’ Notebook: Besson Fizzled but ‘Raw,’ ‘BPM,’ ‘Faces Places’ Elevated Minor Year for French Films

The Hollywood Reporter's Paris-based critics reflect on French cinema in 2017, which saw a surprise presidential victory, a mostly unexceptional homegrown crop in Cannes and a major international sci-fi flop.

‘BPM (Beats Per Minute),’ ‘Barbara’ Top France’s Lumiere Award Nominations

Oscar winners Michel Hazanavicius and Juliette Binoche also scored nominations.

Oscars: France Selects ‘120 Beats Per Minute’ for Foreign-Language Category

Robin Campillo's drama won the Grand Prize at this year's Cannes film festival.

Cannes: ‘120 Beats Per Minute’ Tops FIPRESCI Critics’ Prizes

'Closeness' and 'The Nothing Factory' also were given nods.

‘120 Beats Per Minute’ (‘120 Battements par minute’): Film Review | Cannes 2017

Robin Campillo follows 'Eastern Boys' by mining his past as a member of AIDS activist group ACT UP in 1990s Paris in '120 Beats Per Minute,' a drama of politics, passion and loss.