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40th Cesar Award Winners are Announced

The 40th Cesar Award ceremony took place on 20 February 2015, at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. The ceremony is chaired by actor-director Dany Boon, with actor Edouard Baer acting as master of ceremonies for the second time. “Timbuktu” won best film at France’s Cesar awards.

See full list of winners for 40th Cesar Awards.

40th Cesar Awards

Category Winner
Best Film Timbuktu
Best Director Abderrahmane Sissako – Timbuktu
Best Debut Thomas Cailley – Love at First Fight
Best Actor Pierre Niney – Yves Saint Laurent as Yves Saint Laurent
Best Actress Adele Haenel – Love at First Fight as Madeleine
Best Supporting Actor Reda Kateb – Hippocrate as Abdel Rezzak
Best Supporting Actress Kristen Stewart – Clouds of Sils Maria as Valentine
Most Promising Actor Kevin Azais – Love at First Fight as Arnaud Labrède
Most Promising Actress Louane Emera – La Famille Bélier as Paula Belier
Best Writing – Original Timbuktu – Abderrahmane Sissako, Kessen Tall
Best Writing – Adaptation Diplomacy – Cyril Gely, Volker Schlondorff
Best First Film Love at First Fight
Best Cinematography Sofian El Fani – Timbuktu
Best Editing Nadia Ben Rachid – Timbuktu
Best Sound Philippe Welsh, Roman Dymny and Thierry Delor – Timbuktu
Best Music Written for a Film Amine Bouhafa – Timbuktu
Best Costume Design Anais Romand – Saint Laurent
Best Production Design Thierry Flamand – Beauty and the Beast
Best Documentary Film The Salt of the Earth
Best Animated Feature Film Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants
Best Animated Short Film Les Petits Cailloux (short)
Best Short Film La Femme de Rio
Best Foreign Film Mommy
Best Newcomer (Female) Louane Emera, La Famille Bélier

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