DIVINES d'Houda Benyamina et LES INNOCENTES d'Anne Fontaine nommés aux César 2017

The two feature films coached by Le Groupe Ouest competing for the French national film award


The list of the films selected for the 42nd César Award Ceremony, which will be held on February 24th, was revealed on January 25th.

We were very pleased to discover within the list DIVINES and THE INNOCENTS, in particular named for the Best original scenario and Best film! DIVINES, of Houda Benyamina, cowritten with Romain Compingt and THE INNOCENTS, written by Sabrina B. Karine and Alice Vial were coached within Groupe Ouest’s Annual Selection.

150 MILLIGRAMS, Emmanuelle Bercot’s feature film – supported by the Breizh Film Fund – is also named in two categories: Best adaptation and Best actress for Sidse Babett Knudsen.

Finally, let us not forget MAMAN(S) of Maïmouna Doucouré, running for Best short film. Maïmouna Doucouré participated in 2016 in a workshop at Groupe Ouest.