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. Actress Virginie Efira presided the ceremony, while Anne-Pascale Clairembourg hosted the show for the first time.
|7th Magritte Awards|
|Date||4 February 2017|
Mont des Arts, Brussels, Belgium
|Hosted by||Anne-Pascale Clairembourg|
|Produced by||José Bouquiaux|
|Directed by||Vincent J. Gustin|
|Best Film||The First, the Last|
|Most awards||The First, the Last (5)|
|Most nominations||The First, the Last and Keeper (8)|
The nominees for the 7th Magritte Awards were announced on January 10, 2017. 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. 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
- The First, the Last (Les Premiers, les Derniers)
- Bouli Lanners – The First, the Last (Les Premiers, les Derniers)
- Jean-Jacques Rausin – Death by Death (Je me tue à le dire)
- Virginie Efira – In Bed with Victoria (Victoria)
- Astrid Whettnall – Road to Istanbul (La Route d'Istanbul)
Best Supporting ActorEdit
- David Murgia – The First, the Last (Les Premiers, les Derniers)
Best Supporting ActressEdit
- Catherine Salée – Keeper
Most Promising ActorEdit
- Yoann Blanc – Man Overboard (Un homme à la mer)
Most Promising ActressEdit
- Salomé Richard – Baden Baden
- Death by Death (Je me tue à le dire) – Xavier Seron
Best First Feature FilmEdit
Best Flemish FilmEdit
Best Foreign Film in CoproductionEdit
- The Red Turtle (La Tortue rouge)
- Parasol – Olivier Boonjing
Best Production DesignEdit
- The First, the Last (Les Premiers, les Derniers) – Paul Rouschop
Best Costume DesignEdit
- The First, the Last (Les Premiers, les Derniers) – Elise Ancion
Best Original ScoreEdit
- Parasol – Cyrille de Haes and Manuel Roland
- The Red Turtle (La Tortue rouge) – Nils Fauth and Peter Soldan
Best Live Action Short FilmEdit
- The Plumber (Le Plombier)
- Lovers (Les Amoureuses)
- Snatched (A l'arraché)
Best Animated Short FilmEdit
- Summer (Estate)
Best Documentary FilmEdit
- Into Battle (En bataille)
- Abandoned Land (La Terre abandonnée)
- Intégration Inch'Allah
Honorary Magritte AwardEdit
Films with multiple nominations and awardsEdit
The following twelve films received multiple nominations.
The following five films received multiple awards.
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