Friday, February 22, 2013
Michael Haneke's Amour led the night with five wins. They were all in the top categories – Best Film, Director, Original Screenplay, Actor (Jean Louis Trintignant) and Actress (Emmanuelle Riva).
Jacques Audiard's De rouille et d’os (Rust and Bone) was next with four awards. In addition to Best Adapted Screenplay, it won for Breakthrough Performance – Actor (Matthias Schoenaerts), Editing and Original Music.
The historical costume drama Les Adieux à la reine (Farewell, My Queen) by Benoit Jacquot received three awards in the craft categories, winning for Cinematography, Costumes and Production Design.
Noemie Lvovsky's Camille redouble (Camille Rewinds) had led with thirteen nominations but went home completely empty-handed. Holy Motors by Leos Carax also did not win anything from its nine nominations.
Current Oscar-frontrunner Argo by Ben Affleck won the award for Foreign Film. An Honourary César was presented to actor-director Kevin Costner.
Nominations for the 38th annual César du cinéma
Complete list of winners for the 38th annual César du cinéma
Amour, Michael Haneke, director; Margaret Menegoz, producer
Michael Haneke, Amour
Jean Louis Trintignant, Amour
Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE, ACTOR
Matthias Schoenaerts, De rouille et d’os (Rust and Bone)
BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE, ACTRESS
Izia Higelin, Mauvaise fille (Bad Girl)
Guillaume De Tonquedec, Le prénom (What’s in a Name)
Valerie Benguigui, Le prénom (What’s in a Name)
Michael Haneke, Amour
Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, De rouille et d’os (Rust and Bone)
Romain Winding, Les Adieux à la reine (Farewell, My Queen)
Juliette Welfling, De rouille et d’os (Rust and Bone)
Alexandre Desplat, De rouille et d’os (Rust and Bone)
Antoine Deflandre, Germain Bouylay & Eric Tisserand, Cloclo (My Way)
Christian Gasc, Les Adieux à la reine (Farewell, My Queen)
Katia Wyszkop, Les Adieux à la reine (Farewell, My Queen)
Le cri du homard (The Lobster Cry), Nicolas Guiot
Louise Wimmer, Cyril Mennegun
Ernest & Celestine, Benjamin Renner, Vincent Patar, Stephane Aubier
Les Invisibles, Sebastien Lifshitz
Argo, Ben Affleck
CÉSAR D'HONNEUR (HONOURARY CÉSAR)