37th César Awards

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37th César Awards
OfficialPoster-CesarAwards2012.jpg
Official poster featuring a 1960 photo of the late French actress Annie Girardot
Date February 24, 2012
Site Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France
Host Antoine de Caunes
Highlights
Best Picture The Artist
Best Actor Omar Sy
Best Actress Bérénice Bejo
Most awards The Artist (6)
Most nominations Poliss (13)
Television coverage
Network Canal Plus
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Michel Hazanavicius, César Award for Best Director.
Omar Sy, César Award for Best Actor.
Bérénice Bejo, César Award for Best Actress.

The 37th Annual César Awards ceremony, presented by the French Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques (Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma), was held on February 24, 2012, at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. The awards honored the best films of 2011.[1] The Artist won six out of its ten nominations, including Best Film, Best Director (Michel Hazanavicius), Best Actress (Bérénice Bejo), and Best Cinematography (Guillaume Schiffman). The ceremony was chaired by Guillaume Canet, with Antoine de Caunes as master of ceremonies. Nominations were announced January 27, 2012.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

Best Film Best Director

The Artist

Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

Best Actor Best Actress

Omar Sy, Intouchables

Bérénice Bejo, The Artist

Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress

Michel Blanc, The Minister

Carmen Maura, The Women on the 6th Floor (Les femmes du 6e étage)

Most Promising Actor Most Promising Actress

Grégory Gadebois, Angèle et Tony

(tie) Naidra Ayadi, Polisse and Clotilde Hesme, Angèle et Tony

Best First Film Best Writing – Original

When Pigs Have Wings (Le Cochon de Gaza)

The Minister (L'exercice de l'État), Pierre Schoeller

Best Cinematography Best Writing – Adaptation

The Artist, Guillaume Schiffman

Carnage, Roman Polanski and Yasmina Reza

Best Editing Best Sound

Polisse, Laure Gardette and Yann Dedet

  • The Artist, Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius
  • The Minister (L'Exercice de l'État), Laurence Briaud
  • Declaration of War (La guerre est déclarée), Pauline Gaillard
  • Intouchables, Dorian Rigal-Ansous

The Minister (L'Exercice de l'État), Olivier Hespel, Julie Brenta and Jean-Pierre Laforce

  • Intouchables, Pascal Armant, Jean Goudier, and Jean-Paul Hurier
  • House of Tolerance (L'Apollonide: Souvenirs de la maison close), Jean-Pierre Duret, Nicolas Moreau, and Jean-Pierre Laforce
  • Polisse, Nicolas Provost, Rym Debbarh-Mounir, and Emmanuel Croset
  • Declaration of War (La guerre est déclarée), André Rigaut, Sébastien Savine, and Laurent Gabiot
Best Music Written for a Film Best Costume Design

The Artist, Ludovic Bource

House of Tolerance (L'Apollonide: Souvenirs de la maison close), Anaïs Romand

  • My Little Princess, Catherine Baba
  • The Artist, Mark Bridges
  • The Women on the 6th Floor (Les Femmes du 6e étage), Christian Gasc
  • The Source (La Source des femmes), Viorica Petrovici
Best Production Design Best Documentary

The Artist, Laurence Bennett

  • House of Tolerance (L'Apollonide: Souvenirs de la maison close), Alain Guffroy
  • The Women on the 6th Floor (Les Femmes du 6e étage), Pierre-François Limbosch
  • The Minister (L'Exercice de l'État), Jean-Marc Tran Tan Ba
  • Le Havre, Wouter Zoon

Tous au Larzac

  • Le Bal des menteurs
  • Crazy Horse
  • Ici on noie les algériens
  • Michel Petrucciani
Best Animated Film Best Short Film

The Rabbi's Cat (Le Chat du rabbin)

L'accordeur

  • La France qui se lêve tôt
  • J'aurais pu être une pute
  • Je pourrais être votre grand-mère
  • Un Monde sans femmes
Best Foreign Film

A Separation (Jodái-e Náder az Simin) ( Iran), Asghar Farhadi

Honorary César[edit]

Kate Winslet, English actress and singer

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