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IHT: 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' wins 5 of France's top film awards

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire February 26, 2007 at 9:0AM

"Lady Chatterley's Lover," a French film version of D.H. Lawrence's novel, won five of France's top movie awards over the weekend. "Lady Chatterley's Lover," which had a modest performance at the box office, won the Cesar for best film Saturday. Marina Hands, in the lead role, was named best actress. The film, directed by Pascale Ferran, also won for photography, costumes and adapted screenplay. The thriller "Ne le dis a personne" (Tell no one) was the other main winner, with a best director award for Guillaume Canet and a best actor award for Francois Cluzet as a doctor searching for the truth about his missing wife. The ceremony, held at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. The International Herald Tribune reports.
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"Lady Chatterley's Lover," a French film version of D.H. Lawrence's novel, won five of France's top movie awards over the weekend. "Lady Chatterley's Lover," which had a modest performance at the box office, won the Cesar for best film Saturday. Marina Hands, in the lead role, was named best actress. The film, directed by Pascale Ferran, also won for photography, costumes and adapted screenplay. The thriller "Ne le dis a personne" (Tell no one) was the other main winner, with a best director award for Guillaume Canet and a best actor award for Francois Cluzet as a doctor searching for the truth about his missing wife. The ceremony, held at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. The International Herald Tribune reports.