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23 February 2006 à 13:02
Foreign journalists based in Paris announced this year's Lumiere Awards February 21 at the Cinéma des Cinéastes.
The 2006 award ceremony's honorary president was Claudia Cardinale, supported by Marisa Berenson, Marie-Josée Croze, Carole Laure, Jeanne Labrune, Linh Dan Pham, Christophe Barratier, Gérad Krawczyk, and the president of TV5 Monde Jean-Jacques Aillagon, with the evening emceed by Patrick Simonin. Among leading lights of the French film scene honored were Jacques Audiard, director of the Best Film, and Romain Duris, who was voted Best Actor for "The Beat That My Heart Skipped." Isabelle Huppert was named Best Actress for "Gabrielle" by Patrice Chéreau, Michael Haneke received the award for Best Screenplay for "Hidden," and the award for Best Director went to Philippe Garrel for "Everyday Lovers." Fanny Vallette won the Lumiere Award for Most Promising Actress for her role in "Little Jerusalem" by Karin Albou, and Johan Libéreau was voted Most Promising Actor for "Cold Showers" by Antony Cordier.
"The Child" by the Dardenne brothers was awarded Best French-language Film, and "Go, See, and Become" (aka "Live & Become") by Radu Mihaileanu won the TV5 Monde World Audience Award.
The awards ceremony also includes each year a presentation of short films selected in collaboration with Unifrance.
2006 Lumiere Awards
Best Film: "The Beat That My Heart Skipped," Jacques Audiard
Best Director: Philippe Garrel, "Everyday Lovers"
Best Screenplay: Michael Haneke, "Hidden"
Best Actress: Isabelle Huppert, "Gabrielle" by Patrice Chéreau
Best Actor: Romain Duris, "The Beat That My Heart Skipped"
Most Promising Actress: Fanny Valette, "Little Jerusalem" by Karin Albou
Most Promising Actor: Johan Libéreau, "Cold Showers" by Antony Cordier
Best French-language Film: "The Child" by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne
TV5 Monde World Audience Award: "Go, See, and Become" (aka "Live & Become") by Radu Mihaileanu
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