Saturday, 27 February 2016


The Cesar Awards were split between several films yesterday, with Philippe Faucon' Fatima winning the Best Film award. Marguerite and Oscar-nominated Mustang were the biggest winners, however, with four awards apiece for Deniz Gamze Erguven's drama and Xavier Giannoli's period comedy. Check out the Cesar nominees, which were flooded with diversity, here, and their award winners below:

Best Film
Fatima (Philippe Faucon and Yasmina Nina-Faucon)

Best Director
Arnaud Desplechin (My Golden Days)

Best Actor
Vincent Landon (The Measure of a Man)

Best Actress
Catherine Frot (Marguerite)

Best Supporting Actor
Benoit Magimel (Standing Tall)

Best Supporting Actress
Sidse Babett Knudsen (Courted)

Best Original Screenplay
Deniz Gamze Erguven and Alice Winocour (Mustang)

Best Adapted Screenplay
Philippe Faucon (Fatima)

Best Cinematography
Christophe Offenstein (Valley of Love)

Best Editing
Mathilde van de Moortel (Mustang)

Best Production Design
Martin Kurel (Marguerite)

Best Costumes
Pierre-Jean Larroque (Marguerite)

Best Sound
Gabriel Hafner and Francois Musy (Marguerite)

Best Music
Warren Ellis (Mustang)

Best Animated Feature
The Little Prince (Mark Osborne)

Best Documentary
Demain (Cyril Dion and Melanie Laurent)

Best Foreign Film
Birdman (Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu)

Best First Film
Mustang (Deniz Gamze Erguven)

Best Breakout Actor
Rod Paradot (Standing Tall)

Best Breakout Actress
Zita Hanrot (Fatima)

Best Short Film
Back Alley (Cecile Ducrocq)

Best Animated Short
Sunday Lunch (Celine Devaux)

Honorary Cesar
Michael Douglas