'Timbuktu' wins top honors at the Lumière Awards

Posted by · 1:49 pm · February 2nd, 2015

Mauritanian Oscar entry “Timbuktu” came away with top honors at the 2015 Lumière Awards. The film won two prizes, for Best Film and Best Director. Nominations leader “Saint Laurent” took Best Actor for Gaspard Ulliel.

Check out the full list of winners below, the nominees here and the rest of the madness at The Circuit.

Best Film

Best Director
Abderrahmane Sissako, “Timbuktu”

Best Actor
Gaspard Ulliel, “Saint Laurent”

Best Actress
Karin Viard, “The Belier Family” and “Lulu in the Nude”

Best Screenplay
“Serial (Bad) Weddings”

Best Cinematography
“To Life”

Best New Actor
Kevin Azais, “Love at First Fight”

Best New Actress
Louane Emera, “The Belier Family”

Best First Film
“Love at First Fight”

Best French Film from Outside of France
“Two Days, One Night”

Special Award

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