44th César Awards

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44th César Awards
Date22 February 2019
SiteSalle Pleyel, Paris
Hosted byKad Merad
Best FilmCustody
Best ActorAlex Lutz
of Guy
Best ActressLea Drucker
of Custody
Most awardsCustody (4)
The Sisters Brothers (4)
Most nominationsCustody (10)
''Sink or Swim (10)
Television coverage

The 44th César Awards ceremony, presented by the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma, took place on 22 February 2019, at the Salle Pleyel in Paris to honour the best French films of 2018. Kristin Scott Thomas presided, and Kad Merad was the host. The ceremony was dedicated to Charles Aznavour, who died the previous October.

For the first time the "César des Lycéens" will be awarded, in a separate ceremony on 13 March 2019, at the Sorbonne in Paris. This award is to be conferred on one of the seven nominees for Best Film and is selected by the students of three high schools.[1]

Winners and nominees[edit]

The nominees for the 44th César Awards were announced on January 23, 2019.[2][3]

CustodyProduced by Alexandre Gavras; Directed by Xavier Legrand

Jacques AudiardThe Sisters Brothers

Alex LutzGuy

Lea DruckerCustody

Philippe KaterineSink or Swim

Karin ViardLittle Tickles

Dylan RobertShéhérazade

Kenza FortasShéhérazade

CustodyXavier Legrand

Little TicklesAndréa Bescond, Éric Métayer

ShéhérazadeJean-Bernard Marlin

The Sisters BrothersBenoît Debie

CustodyYorgos Lamprinos

The Sisters BrothersCyril Holtz

  • Custody − Julien Roig, Julien Sicart i Vincent Verdoux
  • Sink or Swim − Gwennolé Le Borgne
  • Guy − Antoine Baudouin, Yves-Marie Omnes
  • Memoir of War − Antoine Mercier, David Vranken, Aline Gavroy

GuyRomain Greffe, Vincent Blanchard

Pierre-Jean LarroqueMademoiselle de Joncquières

The Sisters BrothersMichel Barthélémy

So Help Me GodJean Libon i Yves Hinant

Dilili à ParisMichel Ocelot

Vilaine filleAyce Kartal

Les Petites MainsRémi Allier

Shoplifters (Japan) – Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda

Audience Award

Les Tuche 3 d'Olivier Baroux

Robert Redford

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "César des Lycéens 2019". ac-rouen.fr. February 22, 2019. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "44th César Awards - Nominees". Variety. January 23, 2019. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  3. ^ "44th César Awards - Nominees". January 23, 2019. Retrieved January 24, 2019.

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