The Favourite Son

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The Favourite Son
Le Fils préféré poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Nicole Garcia
Produced by Philippe Carcassonne
Alain Sarde
Written by Nicole Garcia
François Dupeyron
Jacques Fieschi
Starring Gérard Lanvin
Jean-Marc Barr
Bernard Giraudeau
Music by Philippe Sarde
Cinematography Eric Gautier
Edited by Yann Dedet
Agnès Guillemot
Les Films Alain Sarde
France 3 Cinéma
Angelo Company
Distributed by AMLF
Release date
  • 21 December 1994 (1994-12-21)
Running time
110 minutes
Country France
Language French
Box office $5.8 million[1]

The Favourite Son (original title: Le Fils préféré) is a 1994 French drama film directed by Nicole Garcia and written by François Dupeyron, Jacques Fieschi and Garcia. It stars Gérard Lanvin, Bernard Giraudeau and Jean-Marc Barr.


Awards and nominations[edit]

  • César Awards (France)
    • Won: Best Actor – Leading Role (Gérard Lanvin)
    • Nominated: Best Actor – Supporting Role (Bernard Giraudeau)
    • Nominated: Best Director (Nicole Garcia)
    • Nominated: Best Film
  • Karlovy Vary Film Festival (Czech Republic)
    • Nominated: Crystal Globe (Nicole Garcia)


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