Magritte Award for Best Screenplay

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Magritte Award for Best Screenplay
Presented by Académie André Delvaux
First awarded 2011 (for films released in 2010)
Currently held by Lucas Belvaux, Not My Type (2014)
Official website

The Magritte Award for Best Screenplay (French: Magritte du meilleur scénario original ou adaptation) is one of twenty award categories presented annually by the Académie André Delvaux. It is one of the Magritte Awards, which were established to recognize excellence in Belgian francophone cinematic achievements.[1] The Magritte Award for Best Screenplay was first given for films released in 2010.[2]

Winners and nominees[edit]

In the following table, the winner is marked in a separate colour, and highlighted in boldface; the nominees are those that are not highlighted or in boldface.


Year English title Original title Screenwriter(s)
Mr. Nobody Jaco Van Dormael
The Barons Les Barons Nabil Ben Yadir and Laurent Brandenbourger with Sébastien Fernandez
Illegal Illégal Olivier Masset-Depasse
Private Lessons Élève libre Joachim Lafosse and François Pirot
Bullhead Rundskop Michael R. Roskam
The Giants Les Géants Bouli Lanners and Elise Ancion
The Kid with a Bike Le Gamin au vélo Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Romantics Anonymous Les Émotifs anonymes Philippe Blasband
One Night 38 témoins Lucas Belvaux
Dead Man Talking Patrick Ridremont
Mobile Home François Pirot
Our Children À perdre la raison Joachim Lafosse
Tango libre Philippe Blasband and Anne Paulicevich
Kid Fien Troch
The Fifth Season La Cinquième Saison Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth
Vijay and I Philippe Blasband and Sam Garbarski
Not My Type Pas son genre Lucas Belvaux
Henri Yolande Moreau
The Marchers La Marche Nabil Ben Yadir
Two Days, One Night Deux jours, une nuit Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne


  1. ^ Denis, Fernand (October 13, 2010). "André Delvaux, l’œuvre au jour". La Libre Belgique (in French). Retrieved January 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ Engelen, Aurore (January 14, 2011). "Magritte Awards shine spotlight on Belgian Francophone cinema". Cineuropa. Retrieved January 11, 2013. 

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