Friday, January 18, 2013
The main winners were Michael Haneke's Amour, Jacques Audiard's De rouille et d'os (Rust and Bone), and Camille redouble (Camille Rewinds) by Noémie Lvovsky. Amour took the award for Best Film, while it's stars Emmanuelle Riva and Jean-Louis Trintignant won Best Actress and Best Actor respectively.
De rouille et d'os (Rust and Bone) and Camille redouble (Camille Rewinds) both led with five nominations and each won twice. Jacques Audiard won Best Director and Best Screenplay, which he shared with his co-writer Thomas Bidegain. Camille redouble won a Prix spécial des Lumières to go with its ensemble of actresses winning for Best Female Newcomer.
Canada had two films contending for the Best Foreign Language French Film Laurence Anyways and Monsieur Lazharbut it was won by La Pirogue by Moussa Touré.
A tribute was paid to Italian actress Claudia Cardinale.
Nominations for the 18th Prix Lumières
Complete nominations for the 18th Prix Lumières
Amour, Michael Haneke
Prix spécial des Lumières
Camille redouble (Camille Rewinds), Noémie Lvovsky
Jacques Audiard for De rouille et d'os (Rust and Bone)
Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain for De rouille et d'os (Rust and Bone)
Emmanuelle Riva for Amour
Jean-Louis Trintignant for Amour
Best Female Newcomer
Judith Chemla, Julia Faure, India Hair for Camille redouble (Camille Rewinds)
Best Male Newcomer
Ernst Umhauer for Dans la maison (Dans la maison)
Best Foreign Francophone Film
La Pirogue, Moussa Touré
Prix spécial de la CST (Commission supérieure technique de l’image et du son)
Antoine Heberlé, cinematographer for Héritage (Inheritance) and Quelques heures de printemps (A Few Hours of Spring)