Monday, February 18, 2013
Jacques Audiard's topped the awards with five wins. In addition to the top prize of Best Film, it won for Best Screenplay, Best Lead Actress (Marion Cotillard), Male Newcomer (Matthias Schoenaerts) and Original Music.
Michael Haneke won out over Audiard, however, in taking Best Director for Amour. The film about an elderly man taking care of his wife who has suffered a stroke also won Best Actor (Jean-Louis Trintignant).
The Best Debut Film was Cyril Mennegun's Louise Wimmer about France's provincial under class. The Best Documentary was Les invisibles (The Invisible Ones) by Sébastien Lifshitz about elderly gay couples.
Complete list of winners for the 14th Etoiles d'Or du Cinéma
De rouille et d'os (Rust and Bone), Jacques Audiard
Michael Haneke, Amour
Jacques Audiard and Thomas Bidegain, De rouille et d'os (Rust and Bone)
Louise Wimmer, Cyril Mennegun
Les invisibles (The Invisible Ones), Sébastien Lifshitz
Marion Cotillard, De rouille et d'os (Rust and Bone)
Jean-Louis Trintignant, Amour
Izïa Higelin, Mauvaise fille (Bad Girl)
Matthias Schoenaerts, De rouille et d'os (Rust and Bone)
Original Film Music Composer
Alexandre Desplat, De rouille et d'os (Rust and Bone)