Oscar with a French Twist


Oscar with a French Twist…

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will honor the best films of 2014 and will take place on February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST – here is the list of nominees  and below some of the French nominees and previous Oscar winners. #Oscars2015

Marion Cotillard two-days-one-night-french-poster

Marion Cotillard Academy Award nominee for Best Actress  in  “Two Days, One Night” written and directed by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne. Pending

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tb3zBq6gVRk

TIMBUKTU%22, written and directed by Abderrahmane Sissako,

TIMBUKTU Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, written and directed by Abderrahmane Sissako – Pending

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cs2dYAlbINY

Iconic French Oscar winners through the times… 

Claudette Cobert 1934

Claudette Cobert 1934 – “It Happened One Night “- First French actress to win Best Actress and to be nominated

Jean Dujardin 2011

Jean Dujardin First and only French actor to win Best Actor – “The Artist” 2011

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Juliette Binoche 1996 – “The English Patient” – First French Actress to win Best Supporting Actress

Marion Cotillard 2007

Marion Cotillard 2007  – “La Vie en Rose” – First and only actress tow in French-speaking role

Michael Hazanavicius 2011

Michael Hazanavicius 2011 Best Director “The Artist”

Simone Signoret 1959

Simone Signoret 1959 – ” Room at the Top” Second French Actress to win Best Actress

See the complete list of French Academy Awards winners and nominees

 

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