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Emmanuelle Riva, 'Amour' César Winners, 'Fabulous' Kevin Costner

Emmanuelle Riva. Emmanuelle Riva, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Michael Haneke, Amour: César Awards 2013 Michael Haneke's drama about love and death, Amour, won five César Awards (out of ten nominations) earlier this evening at a ceremony held at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris: Best Film, Best Actress for Emmanuelle Riva, Best Actor for Jean-Louis Trintignant, Best Director for Michael Haneke, and Best Original Screenplay (also Haneke). [Photo: Best Actress César winner Emmanuelle Riva.] “I'm very lucky at this stage in my life to experience such a wonder,” said a radiant-looking Emmanuelle Riva, who became an international name following the release of Alain Resnais' epoch-making Hiroshima Mon Amour back in 1959. This was not only Riva's first César win, but also her […]


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Emmanuelle Riva, 'Amour' César Winners, 'Fabulous' Kevin Costner



Jessica Chastain & Daniel Day-Lewis + Jennifer Lawrence: Movie Awards Season Front-Runners

Jessica Chastain in Zero Dark Thirty: With ten wins – and three nominations – to date, relative film newcomer Jessica Chastain is the top Best Actress pick this awards season for her portrayal of a determined CIA analyst in Kathryn Bigelow's controversial political thriller Zero Dark Thirty. Initially a television and stage performer (notably as Salome opposite Al Pacino's King Herod in a 2006 rendition of Oscar Wilde's play), Chastain made her big-screen debut in the title role in Dan Ireland's little-seen 2008 indie Jolene. Her film career remained uneventful in the ensuing couple of years (Stolen in 2009; The Westerner in 2010), but 2011 turned out to be a watershed: she had eight movies released in the United States, […]


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Jessica Chastain & Daniel Day-Lewis + Jennifer Lawrence: Movie Awards Season Front-Runners



European Film Awards: Michael Haneke Sets Best Director Record + Annie Awards Bypass Blockbusters

Michael Haneke at the 2012 European Film Awards. The story of an elderly couple facing illness and death, the German-French-Austrian co-production Amour was the top winner at this year's European Film Awards, collecting trophies in the following categories: Best European Film, Best European Director, Best European Actor (Jean-Louis Trintignant), and Best European Actress (Emmanuelle Riva). Veterans Trintignant and Riva, each one in movies for more than half a century, were first-time nominees/winners, but Michael Haneke is now a three-time Best European Director nominee/winner – a record. The German-born, Austrian-raised Haneke's previous nominations/wins were for another French-language drama, Caché / Hidden (2005), and for The White Ribbon / Das Weiße Band (2009), a stark, black-and-white drama set in pre-World War I […]


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European Film Awards: Michael Haneke Sets Best Director Record + Annie Awards Bypass Blockbusters