The most prestigious cinema award in France, the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinémas, mostly known as the César Awards, was created back in 1974 as an initiative of Georges Cravenne to celebrate the best French films of each year. Today, the Academy announced the nominations for the 43rd Edition of the awards, which will take place on March 2, 2018, at Salle Pleyel, Paris. Now, Paris Design Agenda is going to cover the major categories, and here’s a little preview, 120 Battements par Minute and Au Revoir Là-Haut lead the pack.
Césars 2018 Poster Featuring Jeanne Moreau | Image Source: Vogue
The awards are made up of professionals and personalities of the film industry and together they “remind us of the eminently collective character of filmmaking and draw the public’s attention to these professionals whose passion and meticulous skills combine to make cinema so special.”
Isabelle Huppert won her second César, last year, for her incredibly powerful performance in “Elle” | Image Source: Awards Watch
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Academy Award-winning actress, Penélope Cruz will be distinguished with the Honorary César for her body of work throughout the years, the Academy says “Penélope Cruz has this faculty to shine both in international productions and intimate movies … Sublime and mesmerizing, her strong character allows her to interpret every woman.” To see the full list of nominations visit here. Make sure to tune on March 2, 2018, to find out who will win this year’s Césars.
Source: Les César