Duelles domina la 10ma edizione dei Magritte del cinema belga
- Il terzo lungometraggio di Olivier Masset-Depasse ha vinto 9 premi, in tutte le categorie in cui era stato nominato
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The 10th edition of the Belgian Magritte Film Awards, which took place last Saturday night, saw the triumph of Olivier Masset-Depasse’s Mothers' Instinct [+leggi anche:
intervista: Olivier Masset-Depasse
scheda film], which went home with the 9 awards it was nominated for. A real success for the film, which first premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, and which is soon to be remade in America by the director, with Jessica Chastain producing.
The film won, amongst other prizes, the awards for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress for Veerle Baetens, and Best Photography for Hichame Alaouie.
This evening was also a resounding success for Versus Production, which thus won its 4th Best Film award in 10 editions of the Belgian Magritte Film Awards. The company also won in the Best Flemish Film category for Tim Mielants’ Patrick [+leggi anche:
intervista: Tim Mielants
scheda film], co-produced with Savage Film.
This deluge of awards naturally did not leave much space for other films in the list of award winners. Nominated for 9 prizes, Young Ahmed [+leggi anche:
intervista: Jean-Pierre e Luc Dardenne
scheda film] from the Dardenne brothers saw its casting and the direction of its actors by the Liège-born directors celebrated by the professionals of the André Delvaux Academy, who awarded the young actor Idir Ben Addi (Most Promising Actor), and actress Myriam Akheddiou (Best Supporting Actress). Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne also saw their work as producers recognised with the Best Foreign Film in Co-production award going to Ken Loach’s Sorry We Missed You [+leggi anche:
Q&A: Ken Loach
scheda film]. This marked the 3rd time that Les Films du Fleuve won in this category.
Nominated for 7 awards, Laurent Micheli’s Lola [+leggi anche:
intervista: Laurent Micheli
scheda film] won those for Best Production Design for Catherine Cosme, and Most Promising Actress for young performer Mya Bollaers. The Academy logically confirmed the last Cannes results by giving the Best First Film award to César Díaz’s Our Mothers [+leggi anche:
intervista: Cesar Diaz
scheda film], winner of the latest Caméra d’Or award.
The complete list of award winners:
Olivier Masset-Depasse – Mothers’ Instinct
Best Original or Adapted Screenplay
Olivier Masset-Depasse, Giordano Gederlini – Mothers’ Instinct
Veerle Baetens – Mothers’ Instinct
Best Supporting Actor
Arieh Worthalter – Mothers’ Instinct
Most Promising Actor
Idir Ben Addi - Young Ahmed
Hichame Alaouie – Mothers’ Instinct
Marc Bastien, Thomas Gauder, Héléna Réveillère, Olivier Struye – Mothers’ Instinct
Best Production Design
Catherine Cosme - Lola
Best Original Score
Frédéric Vercheval – Mothers’ Instinct
Damien Keyeux – Mothers’ Instinct
Best Live Action Short Film
Matriochkas - Bérangère Mc Neese (Belgium/France)
Best Animated Short Film
The Country Fair (La Foire agricole) - Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar (Belgium)
Honorary Magritte Award
(Tradotto dal francese)
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