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César Awards: ‘The Night of the 12th’ Named Best Picture

The 46th César Awards, France’s top film honors, have been handed out in Paris, with Dominik Moll’s crime thriller The Night of the 12th winning the best picture trophy. Moll’s The Night of the 12th, which premiered in Cannes last year, scored 10 César noms coming into the awards show, just behind Louis Garrel’s The Innocent, […]

Louis Garrel’s Heist Comedy ‘The Innocent,’ Procedural ‘The Night of the 12th’ Lead France’s Cesar Awards Nominations

Louis Garrel’s heist comedy The Innocent and the Dominik Moll-directed procedural The Night of the 12th are the films to beat at this year’s César Awards, France’s top film prize. The Innocent, in which Garrel co-stars, alongside Tár actress Noemie Merlant and Roschdy Zem, picked up 11 César nominations, including for best film and best […]

French César Awards Ban Anyone Indicted of a Sex Crime From Ceremony

The Césars, France’s equivalent to the Oscars, has banned anyone indicted for, or convicted of, a criminal sexual offense, from attending this year’s awards ceremony. Actors, directors, producers or other artists who have been charged or convicted of sexual crimes can still be nominated for a César, and can still win the award, but they […]

David Fincher to Receive Honorary Cesar Award

The French Film Academy will present filmmaker David Fincher with its highest award, the César d’honneur for lifetime achievement, at next year’s César awards, the French equivalent to the Oscars. The director of Se7en, Fight Club, Gone Girl and The Social Network, as well as director and producer of such ground-breaking television series as House […]