Cesar Awards 2016: The Nominations

On Tuesday the France Academy of Cinema Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 41st annual Cesar Awards, which are listed below. Xavier Giannoli’s Marguerite leads with eleven nominations, followed shortly behind by Jacques Audiard’s Dheepan with ten, Mustang with nine and La Tete Haute with eight nominations.

There where a lot of nominees from the recent Cannes Film Festival in May including Dheepan, Measure of a Man, Marguerite, Mon Roi, Mustang and Standing Tall. Previously announced news about the ceremony includes that Michael Douglas will be presented with an honorary Cesar award on the night.

At the Cesar Awards last year Aberrahmane Sissako’s Timbuktu took home best film and best director along with five other awards. Kristen Stewart, nominated for her performance in Clouds of Sils Maria, became the first American to win an acting award from the French Academy.

Academy president Alain Terzian and comedian Florence Floresti are set to host the ceremony.

The Cesar Award ceremony will be hosted in Paris at the Chatelet Theatre on February 26th.

Cesar Award Nominees:

BEST FILM
Dheepan Jacques Audiard
Fatima Philippe Faucon
La Loi Du Marché Stéphane Brizé
Marguerite Xavier Giannoli
Mon Roi Maiwenn
Mustang Deniz Gamze Erguven
La Tete Haute Emmanuelle Bercot
Trois Souvenirs De Ma Jeunesse (aka My Golden Days) Arnaud Desplechin

BEST FIRST FILM
L’Affaire SK1 Frédéric Tellier
Les Cowboys Thomas Bidegain
Mustang Deniz Gamze Erguven
Ni Le Ciel Ni La Terre Clément Cogitore
Nous Trois Ou Rien Kheiron

BEST DIRECTOR
Jacques Audiard Dheepan
Stéphane Brizé La Loi Du Marché
Xavier Giannoli Marguerite
Deniz Gamze Ergüven Mustang
Emmanuelle Bercot La Tête Haute
Arnaud Desplechin My Golden Days
Maïwenn Moi Roi

BEST ACTOR
Jean-Pierre Bacri La Vie Très Privée De Monsieur Sim
Vincent Cassell Mon Roi
François Damiens Les Cowboys
Gérard Depardieu Valley Of Love
Antonythasan Jesuthasan Dheepan
Vincent Lindon La Loi Du Marché
Fabrice Luchini L’Hermine

BEST ACTRESS
Loubna Abidar Much Loved
Emmanuelle Bercot Mon Roi
Cécile de France La Belle Saison
Catherine Deneuve La Tête Haute
Catherine Frot Marguerite
Isabelle Huppert Valley Of Love
Soria Zeroual Fatima

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Michel Fau Marguerite
Louis Garrel Mon Roi
Benoit Magimel La Tête Haute
André Marcon Marguerite
Vincent Rottiers Dheepan

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Sara Forestier La Tête Haute
Agnès Jaoui Comme Un Avion
Sidse Babett Knudsen L’Hermine
Noémie Lvovsky La Belle Saison
Karin Viard 1 Nuits Avec Pattie

BEST ANIMATED FILM
Adama Simon Rouby
Le Petit Prince Mark Osborne
Avril Et Le Monde Truqué Christian Desmares, Franck Ekinci

BEST FOREIGN FILM
Birdman Alejandro G Inarritu
Son Of Saul Laszlo Nemes
Je Suis Mort Mais J’ai Des Amis Guillaume Malandrin, Stéphane Malandrin
Mia Madre Nanni Moretti
Taxi Tehran Jafar Panahi
The Brand New Testament Jaco van Dormael
Youth Paolo Sorrentino

BEST FEMALE NEWCOMER
Lou Leroy-Collinet My Golden Days
Diane Rouxel La Tête Haute
Zita Hanrot Fatima
Sara Giraudeau Les Bêtises
Camille Cottin Connasse, Princesse Des Coeurs

BEST MALE NEWCOMER
Swann Arlaud Les Anarchistes
Quentin Dolmaire My Golden Days
Félix Moati A trois On Y Va
Finnegan Oldfield Les Cowboys
Rod Paradot La Tête Haute

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Eponine Momenceau Dheepan
Glynn Speeckaert Marguerite
David Chizallet Mustang
Irina Lubtchansky My Golden Days
Christophe Offenstein Valley Of Love

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
David Oelhoffen, Frédéric Tellier L’Affaire SKI
Samuel Benchetrit Asphalte
Vincent Garenq, Stéphan Cabel L’Enquete
Philippe Faucon Fatima
Héléne Zimmer, Benoît Jacquot Journal D’Une Femme De Chambre

BEST EDITING
Juliette Welfing Dheepan
Cyril Nakache Marguerite
Simon Jacquet Mon Roi
Mathilde Van De Moortel Mustang
Laurence Briau My Golden Days

BEST SOUND
Daniel Sobrino, Valérie Deloof, Cyril Holtz Dheepan
François Musy, Gabriel Hafner Marguerite
Nicolas Provost, Agnès Ravez Emanuel Croset, Mon Roi
Ibrahim Gök, Damien Guillaume Olivier Goinard, Mustang
Nicolas Cantin, Sylvain Malbrant, Stéphane Thiébaut My Golden Days

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC
Raphaël Les Cowboys
Ennio Morricone En Mail, Fais Ce Qu’Il Te Plaît
Stephen Warbeck Mon Roi
Warren Ellis Mustang
Grégoire Hetzel My Golden Days

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Noé Debré, Thomas Bidegain, Jacques Audiard Dheepan
Xavier Giannoli Marguerite
Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Alice Winocour Mustang
Emmanuelle Bercot, Marcia Roman La Tête Haute
Arnaud Desplechin, Julie Peyr My Golden Days

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Le Bouton De Nacre Patrico Guzman
Cavanna Denis and Nina Robert
Tomorrow Cyril Dion, Mélanie Laurent
The Missing Picture Rithy Panh
Une Jeunesse Allemande Jean-Gabriel Periot

BEST COSTUMES
Anaïs Romand Journal D’Une Femme De Chambre
Pierre-Jean Larroque Marguerite
Selin Sözen Mustang
Catherine Leterrier L’Odeur De La Mandarine
Nathalie Raoul My Golden Days

BEST SET DECORATION
Michel Barthélémy Dheepan
Katia Wyszkop Journal D’Une Femme De Chambre
Martin Kurel Marguerite
Jean Rabasse L’Odeur De La Mandarine
Toma Baqueni My Golden Days

BEST SHOR FILM
La Contre Allée Cécile Ducrocq
Le Dernier Des Céfrans Pierre-Emmanuel Urcun
Essaie De Mourir Jeune Morgon Simon
Guy Moquet Demis Herenger
Mon Héros Sylvain Desclous

BEST ANIMATED SHORT
La Nuit Américaine D’Angélique Pierre-Emmanuel Lyet, Joris Clerté
Le Repas Dominical Céline Devaux
Sous Tes Doigts Marie-Christine Courtès
Tigre A La Queue Leu Leu Benoît Chieux


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