7th Magritte Awards

The 7th Magritte Awards ceremony, presented by the Académie André Delvaux, honored the best films of 2016 in Belgium and took place on 4 February 2017 at the Square in the historic site of Mont des Arts, Brussels, beginning at 8:00 p.m. CET. During the ceremony, the Académie André Delvaux presented Magritte Awards in 22 categories. The ceremony was televised in Belgium by BeTV.[1] Actress Virginie Efira presided the ceremony, while Anne-Pascale Clairembourg hosted the show for the first time.[2][3]

7th Magritte Awards
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Official poster
Date4 February 2017 (2017-02-04)
Mont des Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Hosted byAnne-Pascale Clairembourg
Produced byJosé Bouquiaux
Directed byVincent J. Gustin
Best FilmThe First, the Last
Most awardsThe First, the Last (5)
Most nominationsThe First, the Last and Keeper (8)
Television coverage

The nominees for the 7th Magritte Awards were announced on January 10, 2017.[4] Films with the most nominations were The First, the Last and Keeper with eight, followed by Death by Death and Parasol with seven. The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on February 4, 2017.[5] The First, the Last won five awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Bouli Lanners. Other multiple winners were Keeper with three awards, and Death by Death, Parasol, and The Red Turtle with two.

Winners and nomineesEdit

Best FilmEdit

Best DirectorEdit

Best ActorEdit

Best ActressEdit

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Most Promising ActorEdit

Most Promising ActressEdit

Best ScreenplayEdit

Best First Feature FilmEdit

Best Flemish FilmEdit

Best Foreign Film in CoproductionEdit

Best CinematographyEdit

Best Production DesignEdit

Best Costume DesignEdit

Best Original ScoreEdit

Best SoundEdit

Best EditingEdit

Best Live Action Short FilmEdit

  • The Plumber (Le Plombier)
    • Lovers (Les Amoureuses)
    • Snatched (A l'arraché)

Best Animated Short FilmEdit

  • Pornography
    • Summer (Estate)
    • Totems

Best Documentary FilmEdit

  • Into Battle (En bataille)
    • Abandoned Land (La Terre abandonnée)
    • Intégration Inch'Allah

Honorary Magritte AwardEdit

Films with multiple nominations and awardsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Magritte du Cinéma 2017". Ciné Télé Revue (in French). November 26, 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-11-29. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  2. ^ "Virginie Efira présidera la 7e Cérémonie des Magritte du Cinéma" (in French). RTBF. November 25, 2016. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  3. ^ "Magritte du Cinéma 2017: la comédienne Anne-Pascale Clairembourg, maîtresse de cérémonie" (in French). RTBF. December 13, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2016.
  4. ^ "Magritte du Cinéma: "Les premiers les derniers" et "Keeper" sont favoris". La Libre Belgique (in French). 10 January 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Les Magritte du cinéma 2017: le palmarès". Cinevox (in French). February 4, 2017. Retrieved February 4, 2017.

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