Precursor: 45th Cesar Awards (2019)

In spite of a rather pointed protest over Roman Polanski’s Best Directing win, the big winner of the night was not his film An Officer and a Spy, even though it took three awards, it was Best Picture winner Les Misérables, which took five.

Award Tallies

(5) Les Miserables
(3) La Belle Epoque, An Officer and a Spy
(2) I Lost My Body, Papicha

The Awards

Best Film

Les Miserables

Best Animated Feature

I Lost My Body

Best Director

Roman Polanski – An Officer and a Spy

Best Actor

Roschdy Zem – Roubaix, Une Lumiere

Best Actress

Anais Demoustier – Alice et le Marie

Best Supporting Actor

Swann Arlaud – Grace a Dieu

Best Supporting Actress

Fanny Ardant – La Belle Epoque

Best Original Screenplay

La Belle Epoque

Best Adapted Screenplay

An Officer and a Spy

Best Original Score

I Lost My Body

Best Editing

Les Miserables

Best Cinematography

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Best Production Design

La Belle Epoque

Best Costumes

An Officer and a Spy

Best Sound

Le Chant du Loup

Best Foreign Film


Best Documentary


Animated Short Film

La nuit des sacs plastiques

Short Film

Pile Poil

Best First Film

Papicha – Mounia Medour

Best Male Newcomer

Alexis Manenti – Les Miserables

Best Female Newcomer

Lyna Khoudri – Papicha

Most Promising Actor

Alexis Manenti − Les Misérables

Most Promising Actress

Lyna Khoudri − Papicha

Audience Award

Les Misérables

Cesar Awards Data

First Awards: 1976 (45)

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