The future nominees for the Caesar ceremony will be known this Wednesday, in a particular context since the cinemas have been closed for more than a hundred days, due to the Covid-19 epidemic.

Future rewards which could boost, more than usual, certain films whose theatrical release has been cut short. 

An award ceremony with closed dark rooms.

The nominees for the next Caesar ceremony, which will take place on March 12, will be known this Wednesday, in the morning.

An announcement in a particular context, since the cinemas have now been closed for more than a hundred days due to the Covid-19 epidemic.

This year, only 125 French films can claim a nomination for the precious statuette.

Or a hundred less than last year.


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For some films, whose career has been short in theaters, these César are also the opportunity to relaunch with a possible nomination.

This is the case of

La Daronne

, a film in which Isabelle Huppert plays the drug traffickers, distributed by the company Le Pacte.

"For films, it is extremely essential since it allows them to continue their notoriety", explains Jean Labadie its director.

"In the case of Daronne, the film has just been released on DVD and VOD, and this could give it even greater visibility to compensate a little for the shortfall that there was in the first market, that of the room."


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Dupontel, Ozon, Mouret ...

Among the big favorites, we find 

Adieu Les Cons

, an absurd social comedy by Albert Dupontel, or 

Erasing History

, by Gustave Kervern and Benoît Delépine.

The destructive and melancholy love of

Summer 85

 of François Ozon should also collect some nominations.

Emmanuel Mouret's feature film, and his vicissitudes of love, in

The things we say the things we do are

also foreseen



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Finally two comedies could also pull their pins out of the game:

Antoinette in the Cévennes, 

directed by Caroline Vignal, with Laure Calamy and her donkey Patrick, or

Tout Simplement Noir

, a sketch film directed by Jean-Pascal Zadi and John Wax, who signed last summer a critical and public success with more than 700,000 tickets to the cinema.