Xavier Beauvois’ sombre film “Of Gods and Men” won the César award for the best film Friday, while Roman Polanski’s “Ghostwriter” scooped up four prizes and American director Quentin Tarantino received an honorary César.
REUTERS - "Of Gods and Men," a film about the unsolved murder of French monks during Algeria's brutal civil conflict in the 1990s, won best film on Friday in France's annual version of the Academy Awards.
83rd annual Academy Awards
- Hollywood awards French filmmaking legend Agnès Varda with honorary Oscar
- Filmmaker Agnès Varda to receive honorary Oscar
- France picks AIDS drama ‘120 Beats Per Minute’ for Oscar bid
- US Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor Sam Shepard dies at 73
- Monumental mix up at Oscars
- White House silence over Kansas bar shooting angers India
- Oscar buzz: Going gaga for 'La La Land'
- Six years after the start of the Egyptian revolution, what has changed?
- France’s Isabelle Huppert nominated for ‘Best Actress’ at Oscars
- France picks rape-revenge thriller ‘Elle’ for Oscar bid
Date created : 2011-02-26