Danièle Thompson will chair the César 2022

Danielle Thompson
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The 47th Cesar ceremony will be hosted by Antoine de Caunes.

Screenwriter behind some of the greatest successes of French cinema, such as The big mop, Megalomania or Ace of Aces that she signs with her father Gérard Oury; collaborator of Claude Pinoteau on The party and The student ; nominated for an Oscar in 1977 for cousin, cousinDanielle Thompson is a pioneer. Designated as such by the Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques and Canal+, she has been chosen to preside over the next César Ceremony on February 25, succeeding Roschdy Zem.

Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina featured on the César 2022 poster

President of the Césars seems to be one more step for the one who has already occupied the Salle Pleyel several times: first nominated for the Césars for Queen Margot and Those who love me will take the train as screenwriter (respectively for Best Original Screenplay and/or Adaptation and Dialogues), she was then nominated as director for The logher first film, which earned her nominations for Best First Work and Best Original Screenplay and/or Adaptation, and thanks to which Charlotte Gainsbourg won the César for Best Supporting Actress.

His following feature films will also win statuettes, in particular Orchestra seats in 2006, who won the César for Best Supporting Actress (awarded to Valérie Lemercier) and who was nominated for Best Original Screenplay.

Now President of the Ceremony, Danièle Thompson will be accompanied byAnthony of Caunes, Master of Ceremonies for this 47th edition, on February 25. As for the Honorary Caesar, it will be given to Cate Blanchett.

Note that Christopher Thompson, son of the screenwriter, director and now president of the Césars, has been distributing his new film since January 19 Tender and Rare with Arnaud Ducret and Geraldine Pailhas.

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