Agnès Jaoui will receive an honorary César in 2024

Agnès Jaoui will receive an honorary César in 2024

The female artist most awarded by the academy will be honored on February 23, this time for all of her work.

The Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques announces that during the next edition, Agnes Jaoui will receive an honorary César. At 59 years old, the actress, screenwriter and director is already the most awarded female personality of this ceremony.

The press release thus recalls that since its meeting with Jean-Pierre Bacri in 1987, at the theater, their duo caused a sensation. They were notably rewarded at the Césars in the mid-1990s, for their screenplays. Smoking/No Smoking And A family resemblancedirected by Alain Resnais and Cédric Klapisch.

By finding Resnais for We know the song, in 1998, again: the duo left with this same César. For this funny musical comedy, Agnès was also rewarded as an actress: she won the trophy for best actress for her incarnation of Camille.

In 2000, the “BaJac” have once again been honored for their script of Taste of others. This time, it was she who directed it, and this gave her an unprecedented reward: the César for best director.

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That’s six Césars for the artist, who was then nominated again: in 2005 for the script of Like a pictureanother of her achievements, as well as in 2016 for her acting talent in Like a plane.

This new award ceremony, this time saluting his entire career, will certainly mark the occasion of pay tribute in parallel to Jean-Pierre Bacridisappeared in 2021.

Note that another artist will be in the spotlight during this 49th César ceremony: Christopher Nolan. All the details are to be read here.

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