The Info List - 42nd César Awards

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The 42nd César Awards ceremony, presented by the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma, was held on 24 February 2017, at the Salle Pleyel in Paris to honour the best French films of 2016. Jérôme Commandeur hosted the César Awards ceremony for the first time. The nominations were announced on 25 January 2017 by Academy president Alain Terzian and awards ceremony host Jérôme Commandeur.[1] Divines and It's Only the End of the World won three awards each.[2] Other films with multiple awards include Chocolat, My Life as a Courgette and Elle with two, with the latter film winning the Best Film honour.[3]


1 Winners and nominees 2 Multiple nominations and awards 3 Viewers 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

Winners and nominees[edit]

Paul Verhoeven, director of Elle, won Best Film.

Xavier Dolan, director of It's Only the End of the World, won the César Awards for Best Director and Best Editing.

Isabelle Huppert, Best Actress winner.

James Thierree, Best Supporting Actor winner.

Déborah Lukumuena, Best Supporting Actress winner.

Claude Barras and Céline Sciamma, won the César Awards for Best Animated Feature Film and Best Adaptation for My Life as a Courgette.

Best Film (presented by Pedro Almodóvar) Elle – produced by Saïd Ben Saïd and Michel Merkt, directed by Paul Verhoeven

Divines – produced by Marc-Benoît Créancier, directed by Houda Benyamina Frantz – produced by Eric Altmayer and Nicolas Altmayer, directed by François Ozon The Innocents – produced by Eric Altmayer and Nicolas Altmayer, directed by Anne Fontaine Slack Bay – produced by Jean Bréhat, Rachid Bouchareb and Muriel Merlin, directed by Bruno Dumont From the Land of the Moon – produced by Alain Attal, directed by Nicole Garcia In Bed with Victoria  – produced by Emmanuel Chaumet, directed by Justine Triet

Best Director (presented by Sylvie Testud and Mathieu Amalric) Xavier Dolan – It's Only the End of the World

Houda Benyamina – Divines Paul Verhoeven – Elle François Ozon – Frantz Anne Fontaine – The Innocents Bruno Dumont – Slack Bay Nicole Garcia – From the Land of the Moon

Best Actor (presented by Valérie Lemercier) Gaspard Ulliel – It's Only the End of the World

François Cluzet – Irreplaceable Pierre Deladonchamps – A Kid Nicolas Duvauchelle – A Decent Man Fabrice Luchini – Slack Bay Pierre Niney – Frantz Omar Sy – Chocolat

Best Actress (presented by Pierre Richard) Isabelle Huppert – Elle

Judith Chemla – A Woman's Life Marion Cotillard – From the Land of the Moon Virginie Efira – In Bed with Victoria Marina Foïs – Irréprochable Sidse Babett Knudsen – 150 Milligrams Soko – The Dancer

Best Supporting Actor (presented by Alice Taglioni and Valeria Golino) James Thierrée – Chocolat

Gabriel Arcand – A Kid Vincent Cassel – It's Only the End of the World Vincent Lacoste – In Bed with Victoria Laurent Lafitte – Elle Melvil Poupaud – In Bed with Victoria

Best Supporting Actress (presented by JoeyStarr and Anna Mouglalis) Déborah Lukumuena – Divines

Nathalie Baye – It's Only the End of the World Valeria Bruni Tedeschi – Slack Bay Anne Consigny – Elle Mélanie Thierry – The Dancer

Most Promising Actor (presented by Alice Isaaz and Rod Paradot) Niels Schneider – Dark Inclusion

Jonas Bloquet – Elle Damien Bonnard – Staying Vertical Corentin Fila – Being 17 Kacey Mottet Klein – Being 17

Most Promising Actress (presented by Nicole Garcia) Oulaya Amamra – Divines

Paula Beer – Frantz Lily-Rose Depp – The Dancer Noémie Merlant – Heaven Will Wait Raph – Slack Bay

Best Original Screenplay (presented by André Dussolier) The Aquatic Effect – Sólveig Anspach and Jean-Luc Gaget

Divines – Romain Compingt, Houda Benyamina and Malik Rumeau The Innocents – Sabrina B. Karine, Alice Vial, Pascal Bonitzer and Anne Fontaine Slack Bay – Bruno Dumont In Bed with Victoria – Justine Triet

Best Adaptation (presented by François Cluzet) My Life as a Courgette – Céline Sciamma

Elle – David Birke 150 Milligrams – Séverine Bosschem and Emmanuelle Bercot Frantz – François Ozon From the Land of the Moon – Nicole Garcia and Jacques Fieschi Heal the Living – Katell Quillévéré and Gilles Taurand

Best First Feature Film (presented by Nathalie Baye) Divines – Houda Benyamina

Cigarettes et chocolat chaud – Sophie Reine The Dancer – Stéphanie Di Giusto Dark Inclusion – Arthur Harari Rosalie Blum – Julien Rappeneau

Best Cinematography (presented by Julie Ferrier) Pascal Marti – Frantz

Stéphane Fontaine – Elle Caroline Champetier – The Innocents Guillaume Deffontaines – Slack Bay Christophe Beaucarne – From the Land of the Moon

Best Editing (presented by Stéfi Celma and Alice Belaïdi) Xavier Dolan – It's Only the End of the World

Loïc Lallemand and Vincent Tricon – Divines Job ter Burg – Elle Laure Gardette – Frantz Simon Jacquet – From the Land of the Moon

Best Sound (presented by Gérard Jugnot) Marc Engels, Fred Demolder, Sylvain Réty and Jean-Paul Hurier – The Odyssey

Brigitte Taillandier, Vincent Guillon and Stéphane Thiébaut – Chocolat Jean-Paul Mugel, Alexis Place, Cyril Holtz and Damien Lazzerini – Elle Martin Boissau, Benoît Gargonne and Jean-Paul Hurier – Frantz Jean-Pierre Duret, Sylvain Malbrant and Jean-Pierre Laforce – From the Land of the Moon

Best Original Music (presented by Grand Corps Malade) Ibrahim Maalouf – In the Forests of Siberia

Gabriel Yared – Chocolat Anne Dudley – Elle Philippe Rombi – Frantz Sophie Hunger – My Life as a Courgette

Best Costume Design (presented by Aïssa Maïga and Franck Gastambide) Anaïs Romand – The Dancer

Pascaline Chavanne – Frantz Alexandra Charles – Slack Bay Catherine Leterrier – From the Land of the Moon Madeline Fontaine – A Woman's Life

Best Production Design (presented by Franck Dubosc) Jérémie D. Lignol – Chocolat

Carlos Conti – The Dancer Michel Barthélémy – Frantz Riton Dupire-Clément – Slack Bay Katia Wyszkop – Planetarium

Best Documentary Film (presented by Ana Girardot and Cédric Klapisch) Merci patron! – François Ruffin

Latest News From the Cosmos – Julie Bertucelli Fire at Sea – Gianfranco Rosi Swagger – Olivier Babinet Journey Through French Cinema – Bertrand Tavernier

Best Animated Feature Film (presented by Marthe Villalonga) My Life as a Courgette – Claude Barras

The Girl Without Hands – Sébastien Laudenbach The Red Turtle – Michaël Dudok de Wit

Best Animated Short Film (presented by Marthe Villalonga) Celui qui a deux âmes – Fabrice Luang-Vija

Café froid – Stéphanie Lansaque and François Leroy Journal animé – Donato Sansone Peripheria – David Coquard-Dassault

Best Short Film (presented by Arnaud Ducret and Alice Pol) Maman(s) – Maïmouna Doucouré Vers la tendresse – Alice Diop

Après Suzanne – Félix Moati Au bruit des clochettes – Chabname Zariab Chasse Royale – Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret

Best Foreign Film (presented by Rossy de Palma) I, Daniel Blake – Ken Loach

Aquarius – Kleber Mendonça Filho Graduation – Cristian Mungiu The Unknown Girl – Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne It's Only the End of the World – Xavier Dolan Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan Toni Erdmann – Maren Ade

Honorary César (presented by Jean Dujardin) George Clooney

Multiple nominations and awards[edit] The following films received multiple nominations:

Nominations Film

11 Elle


9 Slack Bay

8 From the Land of the Moon

7 Divines

6 It's Only the End of the World

The Dancer

5 Chocolat

In Bed with Victoria

4 The Innocents

3 My Life as a Courgette

2 Dark Inclusion

Being 17

150 Milligrams

A Kid

A Woman's Life

The following films received multiple awards:

Awards Film

3 Divines

It's Only the End of the World

2 Elle


My Life as a Courgette

Viewers[edit] The show was followed by 1.9 million viewers. This corresponds to 10.5% of the audience.[4] See also[edit]

22nd Lumières Awards 7th Magritte Awards 29th European Film Awards 89th Academy Awards 70th British Academy Film Awards


^ Tartaglione, Nancy (24 January 2017). "César Awards Nominations: Verhoeven's 'Elle', Ozon's 'Frantz' In The Lead". Deadline.com. Retrieved 24 January 2017.  ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (24 February 2017). "César Awards Winners: 'Elle' Best Film, Isabelle Huppert Best Actress – Full List". Deadline.com. Retrieved 25 February 2017.  ^ "PALMARÈS 2017 - 42 ÈME CÉRÉMONIE DES CÉSAR". Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma. 24 February 2017. Retrieved 24 February 2017.  ^ "Audiences : Le téléfilm de France 2 plus fort que "Stars sous hypnose", les César 2017 faibles". PureMédias (in French). 25 February 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2017. 

External links[edit]

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Merit awards

Best Film Best Director Best Actor Best Actress Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress Most Promising Actor Most Promising Actress Best Adaptation Best Original Screenplay Best First Feature Film Best Foreign Film Best Animated Feature Film Best Animated Short Film Best Documentary Film Best Short Film Best Cinematography Best Costume Design Best Editing Best Original Music Best Sound Best Production Design

Special awards

Honorary Award Prix Daniel Toscan du Plantier Trophée César & Techniques Médaille d’Or

Retired awards

Best Film from the European Union (2002–2004) Best Poster (1986–1990) Best Producer (1995–1996) Best Writing (Adaptation or Original) (1976–2005) Best French Language Film (1984–1986) Best Documentary Short (1977–1991) Best Fiction Short (1977–1991)

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