‘Of Gods and Men’ wins French ‘Oscar’

The film ‘Of Gods and Men’ on the lives of seven monks martyred in Algeria has won the award for best film at the 36th annual Cesar Awards ceremony in Paris.

The film’s star Michael Lonsdale was named best supporting actor. The film was nominatied in 11 categories and also took home a prize for best cinematography, Hollywood Reporter says.

“Thank you infinitely,” director Xavier Beauvois said after presenter Jodie Foster presented him with the prize.


‘Of Gods and Men’ Named Best Film at France’s Cesar Awards (Hollywood Reporter)