Magritte Award for Best Film

The Magritte Award for Best Film (French: Magritte du meilleur film) is an award presented annually by the Académie André Delvaux. It is one of the Magritte Awards, which were established to recognize excellence in Belgian cinematic achievements.[1] The 1st Magritte Awards ceremony was held in 2011 with Mr. Nobody receiving the award for Best Film.[2] As of the 2020 ceremony, Mothers' Instinct is the most recent winner in this category.

Magritte Award for Best Film
Presented byAcadémie André Delvaux
First awarded2011
Currently held byMothers' Instinct (2019)
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Winners and nomineesEdit

In the list below, winners are listed first in the colored row, followed by the other nominees.

2010sEdit

Year English title Original title Director(s)
2010
(1st)
Mr. Nobody Jaco Van Dormael
Amer Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani
The Barons Les Barons Nabil Ben Yadir
Illegal Illégal Olivier Masset-Depasse
2011
(2nd)
The Giants Les Géants Bouli Lanners
Beyond the Steppes Vanja d'Alcantara
The Fairy La Fée Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon
The Kid with a Bike Le Gamin au vélo Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
2012
(3rd)
Our Children À perdre la raison Joachim Lafosse
Dead Man Talking Patrick Ridremont
Mobile Home François Pirot
One Night 38 témoins Lucas Belvaux
2013
(4th)
Ernest & Celestine Ernest et Célestine Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner
In the Name of the Son Au nom du fils Vincent Lannoo
Kinshasa Kids Marc-Henri Wajnberg
Tango libre Frédéric Fonteyne
The World Belongs to Us Le Monde nous appartient Stephan Streker
2014
(5th)
Two Days, One Night Deux jours, une nuit Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Henri Yolande Moreau
The Marchers La Marche Nabil Ben Yadir
Not My Type Pas son genre Lucas Belvaux
Scouting for Zebras Les Rayures du zèbre Benoît Mariage
2015
(6th)
The Brand New Testament Le Tout Nouveau Testament Jaco Van Dormael
All Cats Are Grey Tous les chats sont gris Savina Dellicour
I'm Dead But I Have Friends Je suis mort mais j'ai des amis Guillaume Malandrin and Stéphane Malandrin
Melody Bernard Bellefroid
Prejudice Préjudice Antoine Cuypers
2016
(7th)
The First, the Last Les Premiers, les Derniers Bouli Lanners
After Love L'Économie du couple Joachim Lafosse
Death by Death Je me tue à le dire Xavier Seron
Keeper Guillaume Senez
Parasol Valéry Rosier
2017
(8th)
Insyriated Philippe Van Leeuw
Blind Spot Dode Hoek Nabil Ben Yadir
Lost in Paris Paris pieds nus Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon
This Is Our Land Chez nous Lucas Belvaux
A Wedding Noces Stephan Streker
2018
(9th)
Our Struggles Nos batailles Guillaume Senez
Above the Law Tueurs François Troukens and Jean-François Hensgens
Bitter Flowers Olivier Meys
Mon Ket François Damiens
Let the Corpses Tan Laissez bronzer les cadavres Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani
2019
(10th)
Mothers' Instinct Duelles Olivier Masset-Depasse
Alone at My Wedding Seule à mon mariage Marta Bergman
Lola Lola vers la mer Laurent Micheli
Our Mothers Nuestras madres César Díaz
Young Ahmed Le Jeune Ahmed Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Denis, Fernand (October 13, 2010). "André Delvaux, l'œuvre au jour". La Libre Belgique (in French). Retrieved January 11, 2013.
  2. ^ "Le cinéma belge était à l'honneur lors de la Première édition des Magritte du cinéma belge francophone". Moniteur du film (in French). Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. Retrieved January 1, 2014.

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