Magritte Award for Best Film

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Magritte Award for Best Film
Presented by Académie André Delvaux
First awarded 2011
Currently held by The Brand New Testament (2015)
Official website lesmagritteducinema.com

The Magritte Award for Best Film (French: Magritte du meilleur film) is an award presented annually by the Académie André Delvaux. It is one of the Magritte Awards, which were established to recognize excellence in Belgian cinematic achievements.[1] The 1st Magritte Awards ceremony was held in 2011 with Mr. Nobody receiving the award for Best Film.[2] As of the 2016 ceremony, The Brand New Testament is the most recent winner in this category.[3]

Winners and nominees[edit]

In the list below, winners are listed first in the colored row, followed by the other nominees.

2010s[edit]

Year English title Original title Director(s)
2010
(1st)
Mr. Nobody Jaco Van Dormael
Amer Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani
The Barons Les Barons Nabil Ben Yadir
Illegal Illégal Olivier Masset-Depasse
2011
(2nd)
The Giants Les Géants Bouli Lanners
Beyond the Steppes Vanja d'Alcantara
The Fairy La Fée Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon
The Kid with a Bike Le Gamin au vélo Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
2012
(3rd)
Our Children À perdre la raison Joachim Lafosse
Dead Man Talking Patrick Ridremont
Mobile Home François Pirot
One Night 38 témoins Lucas Belvaux
2013
(4th)
Ernest & Celestine Ernest et Célestine Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner
In the Name of the Son Au nom du fils Vincent Lannoo
Kinshasa Kids Marc-Henri Wajnberg
Tango libre Frédéric Fonteyne
The World Belongs to Us Le Monde nous appartient Stephan Streker
2014
(5th)
Two Days, One Night Deux jours, une nuit Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Henri Yolande Moreau
The Marchers La Marche Nabil Ben Yadir
Not My Type Pas son genre Lucas Belvaux
Scouting for Zebras Les Rayures du zèbre Benoît Mariage
2015
(6th)
The Brand New Testament Le Tout Nouveau Testament Jaco Van Dormael
All Cats Are Grey Tous les chats sont gris Savina Dellicour
I'm Dead But I Have Friends Je suis mort mais j'ai des amis Guillaume Malandrin and Stéphane Malandrin
Melody Bernard Bellefroid
Prejudice Préjudice Antoine Cuypers

References[edit]

  1. ^ Denis, Fernand (October 13, 2010). "André Delvaux, l’œuvre au jour". La Libre Belgique (in French). Retrieved January 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Le cinéma belge était à l’honneur lors de la Première édition des Magritte du cinéma belge francophone". Moniteur du film (in French). Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ Moury, Gaëlle; Bradfer, Fabienne (February 7, 2016). "Jaco Van Dormael et la Flandre se distinguent aux Magritte du cinéma". Le Soir (in French). Retrieved February 7, 2016. 

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