One Oscar and 15 Césars for EU-supported films

Films supported by the Creative Europe MEDIA programme won numerous awards over the weekend, the European Commission said on March 4.

At the 90th Academy Awards, Call Me By Your Name (directed by Luca Guadagnino) won the Oscar for Adapted Screenplay, which was written by James Ivory, the statement said.

On the night of March 2, five MEDIA-supported films celebrated success at the Césars Awards.

120 Battements par minute/BPM (directed by Robin Campillo) won six awards: Best Film, Best Male Newcomer with Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Best Supporting Actor with Antoine Reinartz, Best Editing by Robin Campillo, Best Original Score by Arnaud Rebotini, and Best Original Screenplay by Robin Campillo.

Au revoir là-haut (directed by Albert Dupontel) received five Césars: Best Director, Best Costumes by Mimi Lempicka, Best Set Decoration by Pierre Quefféléan, Best Cinematography by Vincent Mathias, and Best Adapted Screenplay by Albert Dupontel and Pierre Lemaitre.

Barbara (directed by Mathieu Amalric) won Best Actress with Jeanne Balibar and Best Sound by Olivier Mauvezin, Nicolas Moreau and Stéphane Thiébaut. I Am Not Your Negro (directed by Raoul Peck) received the Best documentary César. Le brio (directed by Yvan Attal) was acknowledged with Best Female Newcomer award for Camélia Jordana.



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