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09 February 2015 à 11:17

Two Days, One Night crowned winner at the Belgian Magritte Awards

The film by the Dardenne brothers picked up the award for Best Film of the Year—and this film was not the only French co-production to be honored at this year's Magritte Awards ceremony.

This year's Magritte Awards, which celebrate the most outstanding achievements in Belgian cinema, were announced at a ceremony held Saturday, February 7, 2015. France, which has close ties with the Belgian movie industry, featured strongly in the awards list, with a host of co-productions honored. Indeed, French co-productions picked up the majority of awards this year.

  • Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Fabrizio Rongione): Two Days, One Night by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne (minority French co-production)
     
  • Best Foreign Co-Production: Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants by Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo (majority French co-production)
     
  • Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress (Émilie Dequenne), Best Sound: Not My Type by Lucas Belvaux (majority French co-production)
     
  • Best Supporting Actress (Lubna Azabal), Best Editing: The Marchers by Nabil Ben Yadir (majority French co-production)
     
  • Best Supporting Actor: Jérémie Renier in Saint Laurent (100% French production)
     
  • Best First Film: Je te survivrai by Sylvestre Sbille (minority French co-production)
     
  • Best Cinematography: The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears by Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani (minority French co-production)
     
  • Most Promising Actor: Marc Zinga in Scouting for Zebras by Benoît Mariage (minority French co-production)
     
  • Most Promising Actress: Ambre Grouwels in Baby Balloon by Stefan Liberski (minority French co-production)
     
  • Best Music: Puppy Love by Delphine Lehericey (minority French co-production)
     
  • Best Short Film: A Town Called Panic: The Christmas Log by Stéphane Aubier & Vincent Patar (minority French co-production).

The French actor Pierre Richard was also presented with an honorary Magritte Award for his outstanding contribution to the movie industry.

Author : Grégory Alexandre

Latest update : 16 February 2015 à 11:17 CET

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