César for Lost Illusions at the UK film premiere –

Lost Illusions, an adaptation of a Balzac novel, won César Best Picture at the British cinema premiere, which passed without scandals or major political statements, save a condemnation of the invasion of Ukraine.

“We are not going to change the world, we are not the best person to teach,” said Antoine de Caunes, master of ceremonies, at the beginning of the premiere in the Olympia hall in Paris.

“Tonight we are thinking about the Ukrainians. Let’s live the chance they don’t have,” he asked.

Other awards also had something to say to the people of Ukraine during the Russian occupation, but to a limited extent compared to last year’s full nude by an actress or the award’s criticism of director Roman Polanski. He was released two years ago. condemned by feminists.

It was all about regaining public acclaim, given the drop in viewership last year when only 1.6 million French people watched the premiere.

As the UK film industry continues to produce and broadcast films, like the rest of the world, it has suffered from cinema closures during the pandemic and a significant drop in revenue.

As the best director, the French Academy awarded Leo Carax for his rock opera. annette. For best actress, César went to Valérie Lemercier with a fake biography of Canadian singer Céline Dion. Best actor went to Benoît Magimel for his role as a terminally ill person in the film. in their lives.

Aissatou Diallo Sagna, a non-professional actress, won the Best Supporting Award for her role as a nurse. Distribution

He’s filming. lost illusionsFrom 49-year-old director Xavier Giannoli, it was a film that broke through all barriers. More than 870,000 people watched the film, a sour portrait of the beginnings of the press in mid-19th century Paris.

In the story, Lucien is a young poet in 19th-century France. Leave your city and family business to try your luck in Paris. Left to chance in the beautiful city, the young man will explore behind the scenes of a world ruled by profit and appearance. It is a human comedy where everything is bought and sold, literature as the press, politics as emotions, fame with souls.

The film lived up to a lot of estimates, receiving seven Césars, even though Giannoli was not seen. AFP

Source: Ulti Mahora