Canuck Co-Pros 'Fatima', 'The Little Prince' Top César Awards

The Canadian co-produced Fatima won top honours at France’s César Awards yesterday. The awards, France’s equivalent of the Oscars, gave Best Film to the Canada-France co-production directed by Philippe Faucon. Fatima beat out stiff competition including France’s Oscar contender Mustang and Cannes Palme d’Or winner Dheepan. Additional honours for Canadian film went to the Canada-France co-pro The Little Prince in category for Best Animated Feature.

Full list of winners below:

Best Film
Fatima, Philippe Faucon

Best Director
Arnaud Desplechin, My Golden Days

Best Actress
Catherine Frot, Marguerite

Best Actor
Vincent Lindon, The Measure of a Man

Best Supporting Actress
Sidse Babett Knudsen, Courted

Best Supporting Actor
Benoit Magimel, Standing Tall

Best New Actress
Zita Hanrot, Fatima

Best New Actor
Rod Paradot, Standing Tall

Best Original Screenplay
Deniz Gamze Erguven and Alice Winocour, Mustang

Best Adapted Screenplay
Philippe Faucon, Fatima

Best First Film
Mustang, Deniz Gamze Erguven

Best Cinematography
Christophe Offenstein, Valley of Love

Best Editing
Mathilde van de Moortel, Mustang

Best Original Music
Warren Ellis, Mustang

Best Costumes
Pierre-Jean Larroque, Marguerite

Best Set Decoration
Martin Kurel, Marguerite

Best Sound
Fancois Musy and Gabriel Hafner, Marguerite

Best Animated Feature
The Little Prince, Mark Osborne

Best Documentary
Demain, Cyril Dion and Melanie Laurent

Best Foreign Film
Birdman, Alejandro G. Inarritu

Best Short Film
La Contre Allee, Cecile Durcocq

Best Animated Short
Le Repas Dominical, Celine Devaux