The César 2022 winners: Lost Illusions and Annette triumph

The Sparks and all the actors of Xavier Giannoli did not make the trip for nothing!

The Cesar 2022 ceremonydedicated to Gaspard ullielhas just presented its last prize at the Olympia, in Paris: it is lost illusions, by Xavier Giannoli, who leaves with the statuette for best film. He was the favorite from the nominations, with 11 mentions, and he finally won 7 trophies. Annetteby Leos Carax, won 5. It will also be offered to subscribers to the channel just after the Césars.

Throughout the evening broadcast on Canal +, we have shared below the awards and highlights of the ceremony as it unfolds. Here are the results of the 74th César du cinema français.

César 2022 nominations: record for Illusions Perdues, Aline and Annette as outsiders

After an introduction filled with tributes to the French films events of this year 2022 (even Kaamelottwho was however not named), the master of ceremonies Anthony of Caunes opened the festivities to the tune of “May we start?”of the Sparks, composed especially to open the film Annette, by Leos Carax. He then had a few words for Ukrainians, whose country was invaded this week by Russia. The President of this 48th ceremony, Danielle Thompson, also took the floor to officially launch the show. Then the first César was awarded: traditionally, it is that of the best female hope.

César Award for Best Female Hope

Anamaria Vartolomei, in The Event (winner)

Noee Abita, in Slalom

Salome Dewaels, in lost illusions

Agathe Rousselle, in Titanium

Lucia Zhang, in The Olympiads

César for the best male hope

Benjamin Voisin, in lost illusions (winner)

Sandor Funtek, in Supremes

Sami Outalbali, in A story of love and desire

Timotee Robart, in Magnetic

Makita Samba, in The Olympiads

The Event: a complete success [critique]

César Award for Best Visual Effects (award inaugurated this year)

Guillaume Pondard for Annette (winner)

Olivier Cauwet for eiffel

Martial Vallanchon for Titanium

Sebastien Rame for Aline

Arnaud Fouquet and Julien Meesters for lost illusions

César for best short fiction film

The Bad Boys directed by Elie Girard (winner)
The tender age directed by Julien Gaspar-Oliveri
The Departure rdirected by Saïd Hamich Benlarbi
good people directed by Maxime Roy
Black Soldier Directed by Jimmy Laporal-Trésor

Cesar for Best Costumes

Pierre-Jean Larroque for Lost Illusions (winner)

Catherine Leterrier for Aline

Pascaline Chavanne for Annette

Madeline Fontaine for Delicious

Thierry Delettre for eiffel

César for Best Decorations

Riton Dupire-Clement for Lost Illusions (winner)

Emmanuelle Duplay for Aline

Florian Sanson for Annette
Bertrand Seitz for Delicious

Stephane Taillasson for eiffel

Lost Illusions: a fascinating adaptation of Balzac [critique]

César Award for Best First Film

Magnetics by Vincent Mael Cardona
Gagarin directed by Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh
The Cloud by Just Philippot
The Snow Panther by Marie Amiguet and Vincent Munier
Slalom by Charlene Favier

Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina on the Cesar 2022 poster

A little before 10 p.m., the ceremony was interrupted to pay tribute to Jean-Paul Belmondo, who died on September 6. The star also features on the poster for this 47th ceremony.

César 2022: the touching tribute to Jean-Paul Belmondo [vidéo]

César Award for Best Supporting Actress

Aissatou Diallo Sagna, in The divide (winner)

Jeanne Balibar, in lost illusions

Cecile de France, in lost illusions

Adele Exarchopoulos in mandibles

Danielle Fichaud, in Aline

César Award for Best Supporting Actor

Vincent Lacoste, in lost illusions (winner)

Francois Civil, in North ferry

Xavier Dolan, in lost illusions

Karim Leklou, in North ferry

Sylvain Marcel, in Aline

César 2022: The historic César of Aissatou Diallo Sagna, non-professional actress

César for Best Documentary Short Film (award inaugurated this year)

Maalbeek by Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis (winner)
America by Giacomo Abbruzzese
Antelopes by Maxime Martinot
The End of Kings by Rémi Brachet

César Award for Best Documentary Film

The Snow Panther by Marie Amiguet and Vincent Munier (winners)
Animal by Cyril Dion
Bigger Than Us by Flore Vasseur
Stand Up Women! by Gilles Perret and Francois Ruffin
Gallant Indies by Philippe Béziat

Cesar for Best Foreign Film

The Father by Florian Zeller (winner)
Compartment No. 6 by Juno Kuosmanen
Drive My Car by Ryusuke Hamaguchi
First Cow by Kelly Reichardt
Julie (In 12 Chapters) by Joachim Trier
Tehran Law by Saeed Roustayi
Madres Paralelas by Pedro Almodovar

Florian Zeller – The Father: from stage to screen

César for Best Editing

Nelly Quettier for Annette (winner)

Simon Jacquet for North ferry

Valentin Feron for Box Our

Frederic Baillehaiche for The divide

Cyril Nakache for Lost Illusions

Cesar for Best Cinematography

Christophe Beaucarne for Lost Illusions (winner)

Caroline Champetier for Annette

Paul Guilhaume for The Olympiads

Tom Harari for Onoda, 10,000 Nights in The Jungle

Ruben Impens for Titanium

César Award for Best Original Screenplay

Arthur Harari, Vincent Poymiro for Onoda, 10,000 Nights in The Jungle (winners)

Valérie Lemercier, Brigitte Buc for Aline

Leos Carax, Ron Mael, Russell Mael for Annette

Yann Gozlan, Simon Moutàirou, Nicolas Bouvet-Levrard for Black Box

Catherine Corsini, Laurette Polmanss, Agnès Feuvre for The divide

César Award for Best Adaptation

Xavier Giannoli, Jacques Fieschi for Lost Illusions (winners)

Yael Langmann, Yvan Attal for Human Things

Audrey Diwan, Marcia Romano for The event

Céline Sciamma, Léa Mysius, Jacques Audiard for The Olympiads

Mathieu Amalric for Hug me tight

Cesar for Best Sound

Erwan Kerzanet, Katia Boutin, Maxence Dussère, Paul Heymans, Thomas Gauder for Annette (winners)

Olivier Mauvezin, Arnaud Rolland, Edouard Morin, Daniel Sobrino for Aline

Nicolas Provost, Nicolas Bouvet-Levrard, Marc Doisne for Black Box

François Musy, Renaud Musy, Didier Lozahic for Lost Illusions

Mathieu Descamps, Pierre Bariaud, Samuel Aichoun for Magnetics

César Award for Best Original Score

Ron Mael and Russell Mael for Annette (winners)

Guillaume Roussel for North ferry

Philippe Rombi for Black Box

rone for The Olympiads

Warren Ellis and Nick Cave for The Snow Panther

Is Annette more of a Sparks or Leos Carax movie?

“You inhabit the cinema planet”said Isabelle Huppert to Cate Blanchett at the time of giving him the César of honor, a few days after his Goya, won in Spain from the hands of Pedro Almodovar. Particularly moved, the Australian actress thanked the public and had a thought for the conflict which strikes Ukraine. His speech can be seen in full here.

Cate Blanchett very moved by receiving her Honorary Cesar
Cesar 2022/Canal +/Abaca ceremony

César Award for Best Animated Short Film

Soft Madness, Hard Madness by Marine Laclotte (winner)
Empty Places by Geoffroy De Crécy
The world itself by Sandrine Stoïanov and Jean-Charles Finck
Precious by Paul Ma

César for Best Animated Film

The Summit of the Gods by Patrick Imbert (winner)
Even Mice Go To Heaven by Denisa Grimmovà and Jan Bubenicek
Crossing by Florence Miailhe

"It's a whole world that cried Gaspard" : Xavier Dolan's moving tribute to Gaspard Ulliel at the César 2022
Cesar 2022/Canal + ceremony

“It’s a whole world who mourned Gaspard.” Xavier Dolan paid a poignant tribute to Gaspard Ulliel, five years after having received in his place his César for best actor for Just the end of the world. Held on a shoot, the actor had asked his director, in the event of victory, to read a letter on stage … in which he praised him. A funny moment tragically echoed in this new letter, where Dolan told of their friendship. His speech, to see here in fullthen opened the equally sad video “In Memoriam”saluting the memory of the film personalities who died this year.

Cesar for best actor

Benoît Magimel, in In his lifetime (winner)

Damien Bonnard, in The Intranquilles

Adam Driver, in Annette

Gilles Lellouche, in North ferry

Vincent Macaigne, in night doctor

Pio Marmai, in The divide

Pierre Niney, in Black Box

Cesar for Best Actress

Valerie Lemercier in Aline (winner)

Leila Bekhti, in The Intranquilles

Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, in The divide

Virginie Efira, in Benedetta

Vicky Krieps, in Hug me tight

Cesar for Best Director

Leos Carax for Annette (winner)

Valerie Lemercier for Aline

Cedric Jimenez for North ferry

Audrey Diwan for The Event

Xavier Giannoli for lost illusions

Arthur Harari for Onoda, 10,000 nights in the jungle

Julia Ducournau for Titanium

Cesar for Best Film

Lost Illusions by Xavier Giannoli (winner)
Aline by Valerie Lemercier
Annette by Leos Carax
North ferry by Cedric Jimenez
The Event by Audrey Diwan
The divide by Catherine Corsini
Onoda, 10,000 Nights in The JungleArthur Harari

Aline: How Valérie Lemercier became “Céline Dion”

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