César Awards 43nd Edition – Nominees

Yesterday, 31st of January, the nominees for this year’s French César Awards were announced, which are already in their 43rd edition, where the films 120 Battements Par Minute and Au Revoir Là-haut lead the list of favorites having both 13 nominations.


The César Awards are given by the Academy of French Cinema (L’Academy d’Arts et Techniques du Cinema), for films, actors, actresses and directors of French cinema of the year.

César Award


Divided into a total of 22 categories, at a musical level we could highlight the following:

Best Original Music

  • Arnaud Rebotini – 120 Battements Par Minute
  • Christophe Julien – Au Revoir Là-haut
  • Jim Williams – Grave
  • Myd – Petit Paysan
  • Matthieu Chedid – Visages Villages


The complete list of nominees can be found at the following link:



Spanish actress Penélope Cruz will receive the Honorary César Award for her entire career in a ceremony that will be held on 2nd of March at the Salle Pleyel in Paris, hosted by the French actor and director Manu Payet, being broadcast live by French TV station Canal +.

43rd César Awards - Poster