MUMBAI: The Lumiere Awards were handed out in Paris on January 15 with the prize
for best film going to Philippe Lioret's Welcome.
The prizes are
France's equivalent to the Golden Globes, given by foreign journalists covering
Jacques Audiard took best director for A Prophet, France's entry for the
foreign language Oscar, Tahar Rahim, the star of the film was voted best actor
and Isabelle Adjani took the best actress award for La Journee De La Jupe.
The screenplay award went to Mia Hansen-Love for Le Pere De Mes Enfants.
Etienne for Lea Fehner's Qu'Un Seul Tient Et Les Autres Suivront and Vincent
Lacoste and Anthony Sonigo for Riad Sattouf's Les Beaux Gosses won the
most promising newcomer prizes went to Best Francophone film went to Quebec's
Xavier Dolan for J'Ai Tue Ma Mere, which was a big prize winner in the
Directors Fortnight section at Cannes.