Our Struggles

Our Struggles (French: Nos batailles) is a 2018 Belgian-French comedy-drama film directed by Guillaume Senez. It was screened in the International Critics' Week section at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.[1] It received seven nominations at the 9th Magritte Awards and won five (the most for the event), including Best Film and Best Director for Guillaume Senez.[2][3]

Our Struggles
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Directed byGuillaume Senez
Produced byIsabelle Truc
Philippe Martin
David Thion
StarringRomain Duris
Laure Calamy
Lætitia Dosch
Lucie Debay
Edited byJulie Brenta
Release date
  • 13 May 2018 (2018-05-13) (Cannes)
  • 3 October 2018 (2018-10-03)
Running time
95 minutes



Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result
César Awards[4] Best Actor Romain Duris Nominated
Best Foreign Film Nominated
Filmfest Hamburg Critics' Choice Award Won
Globe de Cristal Awards Best Actor Romain Duris Nominated
Jean Carmet Award[5] Best Supporting Actress Lucie Debay Won
Magritte Awards[3] Best Film Won
Best Director Guillaume Senez Won
Best Screenplay Guillaume Senez Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Lucie Debay Won
Most Promising Actor Basile Grunberger Nominated
Most Promising Actress Lena Girard Voss Won
Best Editing Julie Brenta Won
International Film Festival of India Best Film Nominated
Lumières Awards[6] Best French-Language Film Nominated
Best Actor Romain Duris Nominated
Torino Film Festival Best Film Nominated
Interfedi Award Guillaume Senez Won
Audience Award Won


  1. ^ Nesselson, Lisa (13 May 2018). "'Our Struggles' (Nos Batailles)': Cannes Review". Screen Daily. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. ^ Heyrendt, Hubert (11 January 2019). "Les nommés aux Magritte 2019 sont connus". La Libre Belgique (in French). Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  3. ^ a b Richford, Richford (2 February 2019). "Belgium's Magritte Awards: 'Our Struggles' Takes Top Prize". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 3 February 2019.
  4. ^ Keslassy, Elsa (23 January 2019). "'Sink or Swim,' 'Custody' Lead Race for France's Cesar Awards". Variety. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  5. ^ Duchatelle, Mathilde (17 October 2018). "24e Festival Jean-Carmet : "plus de 10.000 entrées"". La Montagne (in French). Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  6. ^ Keslassy, Elsa (17 December 2018). "France's Lumieres Awards Unveil Nominations". Variety. Retrieved 26 December 2018.

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