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
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Date created : 2011-02-26