The Louis Delluc Prize goes to Clouds of Sils Maria
by Fabien Lemercier
- Olivier Assayas has taken home the prestigious award, while Love at First Fight by Thomas Cailley has won for Best Debut Film
Handed out by a jury of critics, under the chairmanship of Gilles Jacob, the prestigious Louis Delluc Prize 2014 has been awarded to the Franco-German-Swiss co-production Clouds of Sils Maria [+see also:
interview: Charles Gillibert
interview: Olivier Assayas
film profile] by Olivier Assayas (read the review and the interview with the director). Starring Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart, among others, the film, which was unveiled in competition at Cannes, was executive-produced by Charles Gillibert for CG Cinéma. Sold abroad by MK2, it will be released in Germany and French-speaking Switzerland on Thursday 18 December, Hungary on 1 January, Poland on 16 January, the Czech Republic on 29 January and Romania on 3 April, among other countries.
The true revelation of the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight, Thomas Cailley’s Love at First Fight [+see also:
interview: Thomas Cailley
film profile] (read the review and the interview with the director), has won the Louis Delluc Prize for Best Debut Film. Produced by Pierre Guyard for Nord-Ouest, the feature is sold internationally by Bac Films.
(Translated from French)
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