Catherine Corsini wins the Alice Guy Prize to the Best French film by a female director
The Alice Guy Prize is born to award the best French film by a female director, an initiative launched by our very own EWA blogger and journalist Véronique Le Bris. The five finalists were picked by the viewers who could vote via the website http://www.cine-woman.fr/ up until December 2018.
The first edition saw EWA member Lidia Terki win the award for her film Paris la blanche.
In this second edition, the award went to Catherine Corsini with her film Un amour impossible. The award ceremony will take place on march 27th, at the Max Linder Panorama Cinema in Paris. Click here to get your tickets for the event !
The jury, based on a professional and gender-equal distribution was composed of :
- Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, actor and director
- Samuel Douhaire, cinema editor-in-chief for Télérama
- Anne Flamant, head of departement Cinema and Audiovisual Neuflize OBC
- Jean-Marie Larrieu, director
- Solenn Rousseau, cinema programmator Quai Dupleix in Quimper
- Lidia Terki, director and winner of the 2018 Alice Guy Prize for her film Paris la blanche
The other finalists were :
- Les chatouilles by Andréa Bescond and Eric Métayer
- Pupille by Jeanne Herry
- Heureux comme Lazzaro by Alice Rohrwacher
- A deux heures de Paris by Virginie Verrier