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Cesar nominations list

Films that the French Academy has considered from 2009

FILM

“In the Beginning,” dir: Xavier Giannoli
“The Concert,” dir: Radu Mihaileanu
“Wild Grass,” dir: Alain Resnais
“Skirt Day,” dir: Jean-Paul Lilienfeld
Rapt,” dir: Lucas Belvaux
“A Prophet,” dir: Jacques Audiard
“Welcome,” dir: Philippe Lioret

DIRECTOR

Jacques Audiard, “A Prophet”
Lucas Belvaux,Rapt
Xavier Giannoli, “In the Beginning”
Philippe Lioret, “Welcome”
Radu Mihaileanu, “The Concert”

ACTOR

Yvan Attal, “Rapt”
Francois Cluzet, “In the Beginning”
Francois Cluzet, “One for the Road”
Vincent Lindon, “Welcome”
Tahar Rahim, “A Prophet”

ACTRESS

Isabelle Adjani, “Skirt Day”
Dominique Blanc, “The Other One”
Sandrine Kiberlain, “Mademoiselle Chambon”
Kristin Scott Thomas, “Leaving”
Audrey Tautou,Coco Before Chanel

SUPPORTING ACTOR

Jean-Hugues Anglade, “Persecution”
Niels Arestrup, “A Prophet”
Joey Starr, “The Actress’ Ball”
Benoit Poelvoorde,Coco Before Chanel
Michel Vuillermoz, “One for the Road”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Aure Atika, “Mademoiselle Chambon”
Anne Consigny, “Rapt”
Audrey Dana, “Welcome”
Emmanuelle Devos, “In the Beginning”
Noemie Lvovsky, “The French Kissers”

NEWCOMER, MALE

Firat Ayverdi, “Welcome”
Adel Bencherif, “A Prophet”
Vincent Lacoste, “The French Kissers”
Tahar Rahim, “A Prophet”
Vincent Rottiers, “I’m Glad That My Mother Is Alive”

NEWCOMER, FEMALE

Pauline Etienne, “Silent Voice”
Florence Loiret-Caille, “Someone I Love”
Soko, “In the Beginning”
Christa Theret, “Laughing Out Loud”
Melanie Thierry, “One for the Road”

FIRST FILM

Riad Sattouf, “The French Kissers”
Philippe Godeau, “One for the Road”
Nicolas Saada, “Spy(s)”
Lucien Jean-Baptiste, “La premiere etoile”
Lea Fehner, “Silent Voices”

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, Abdel Raouf Dafri, Nicolas Peufaillit, “A Prophet”
Xavier Giannoli, “In the Beginning”
Jean-Paul Lilienfeld, “Skirt Day”
Philippe Lioret, Emmanuel Courcol, Olivier Adam, “Welcome”
Radu Mihaileanu, Alain-Michel Blanc, “The Concert”

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Stephane Brize, Florence Vignon, “Mademoiselle Chambon”
Anne Fontaine, Camille Fontaine, “Coco Before Chanel”
Philippe Godeau, Agnes de Sacy, “One for the Road”
Laurent Tirard, Gregoire Vigneron, “Little Nicholas”
Alex Reval, Laurent Herbiet, “Wild Grass”

FOREIGN FILM

“Avatar,” dir: James Cameron
“Gran Torino,” dir: Clint Eastwood
“Milk,” dir: Gus Van Sant
I Killed My Mother,” dir: Xavier Dolan
A Town Called Panic,” dirs: Stephane Aubier, Vincent Patar
“The White Ribbon,” dir: Michael Haneke
“Slumdog Millionaire,” dir: Danny Boyle

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

“Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Inferno,” dirs: Serge Bromberg, Ruxandra Medrea
“La Danse – Le Ballet de L’Opera de Paris,” dir: Frederick Wiseman
“Himalaya, le chemin du ciel,” dir: Marianne Chaud
“Home,” dir: Yann-Arthus Bertrand
“Ne me liberez pas je m’en,” dir: Fabienne Godet

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