Césars 2022: “Lost Illusions” crowned best film, Valérie Lemercier and Benoît Magimel best actors – Radio1 Tahiti

Friday evening, French cinema met at the Olympia to award the most popular statuettes. With 15 nominations, lost illusionsthe film by Xavier Giannoli, was the big favorite of this 47and edition, presented by Antoine de Caunes. And he won almost everything with seven awards including those for best film and best male hope, awarded to young Benjamin Voisin. Valérie Lemercier created a surprise by winning the César for best actress for her performance in her film Aline. And, unsurprisingly, Benoît Magimel, masterful in In his lifetimewas crowned best actor.

Anamaria Vartolomei, César for best female hope for The Event

The first statuette of the evening is awarded to the young actress Anamaria Vartolomei for her role in The Event, the adaptation of the eponymous novel by Annie Ernaux by director Audrey Diwan, which tells the story of Anne, a brilliant student confronted in 1963, when abortion was still illegal, with an unwanted pregnancy. The film had already won the Golden Lion in Venice.

Benjamin Voisin, César for the best male hope for lost illusions

This time it’s the right one! Benjamin Voisin wins the César for best male hope for his role in the lost illusions. Already nominated last year in this category for her role in Summer 85 by François Ozon, the young prodigy of French cinema had seen the statuette slip into the hands of Jean-Pascal Zadi for simply black. This is the first prize of the evening won for Xavier Giannoli’s film.

MagneticsCésar Award for Best First Film

Director Vincent Maël Cardona receives the César for best first film for Magnetics.

Aïssatou Diallo Sagna, César for Best Supporting Actress for The divide

Caregiver in life, Aissatou Diallo Sagna bursts the screen as a nurse in The divide by Catherine Corsini. A first role in the cinema and already a first César, hats off!

Vincent Lacoste, César for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for lost illusions

True to himself and his legendary nonchalance, Vincent Lacoste went on stage to receive his César, happy and very hilarious. Nominated five times in this category, the actor finally won the Grail for his role in lost illusions.

The FatherCésar for best foreign film

After receiving two BAFTA awards and two Oscars, including Best Screenplay, The Father, the first film by Florian Zeller, won the César for best foreign film. Adapted from his own eponymous play, dating from 2012, the film tells the inner journey of a man with Alzheimer’s. Shocking.

Lost IllusionsCésar Award for Best Adaptation

This is the sixth award of the evening for the film “Lost Illusions” by Xavier Giannoli, after those for best male hope for Benjamin Voisin, best actor in a supporting role for Vincent Lacoste, best costumes, best cinematography and the best decorations.

The ceremony was also marked by the presentation of an honorary Caesar to Cate Blanchett. The 52-year-old Australian actress is rewarded for her entire career. It is Isabelle Huppert, with whom she shared the stage in an adaptation of Goodby Jean Genet, in Sydney and New York, which awarded him the César.

Another, more moving tribute, the one that director Xavier Dolan paid to actor Gaspard Ulliel, who died in a skiing accident.

Benoît Magimel, César for best actor for In his lifetime

At 47, Benoît Magimel receives the César for best actor during this 47and Caesar ceremony. A well-deserved statuette for the actor, masterful in his role as a young theater teacher struck by a lightning cancer in In his lifetimeby Emmanuelle Bercot.

Valérie Lemercier, César for Best Actress for Aline

Valérie Lemercier wins the César for best actress for her role in Alinehis tribute film to his idol Celine Dion.

Léos Carax, César for best director for Annette

Absent from the ceremony, Leos Carax won the César for best achievement for his exalted and virtuoso rock opera Annette, with American Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard.

lost illusionsCésar Award for Best Film

Unsurprisingly, he is the big favorite of this ceremony, lost illusions, which won the César for best film. This flamboyant adaptation of Balzac’s novel was nominated in fifteen categories and therefore won seven.

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Césars 2022: “Lost Illusions” crowned best film, Valérie Lemercier and Benoît Magimel best actors – Radio1 Tahiti