Delluc: the nominations
The jury for one of the most prestigious awards in French cinema, the Louis Delluc Prize, is being led by Gilles Jacob (the president of the Cannes Film Festival), and he has announced the 5 feature length films that are in the running for the award. The results will be announced on December 9, at a ceremony in Paris.
In 2001, Patrice Chéreau was awarded the Louis Delluc Prize for Intimacy and the winner in 2002 was Nicolas Philibert with To Be and To Have. The films that have made it to the final shortlist this year are:
- Tiresia by Bertrand Bonello (Haut et Court)
- The Story of Marie and Julien by Jacques Rivette (a French-Italian coproduction, with 80% and 20% respectively for Pierre Grise Productions and Cinemaundici)
- Les sentiments by Noémie Lvovsky (produced by Hirsch and ARP)
- Raja by Jacques Doillon (Les Films du Losange)
- The triology Un couple épatant, On the Run [+see also:
film profile] and Après la vie [+see also:
film profile] by Lucas Belvaux (coproductions between Agat Films & Cie and the Belgium Entre Chien et Loup).
In addition, the jury will award a prize for a first work, to be chosen out of the following 4 films: It’as Easier for a Camel... [+see also:
film profile] by Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Dancing by Patrick Mario Bernard, Pierre Trividic and Xavier Brillat, Les jours où je n'existe pas by Jean-Claude Fitoussi and A Real Man by Arnaud et Jean-Marie Larrieu.
(Translated from French)
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