VIDEO – was expected Marguerite or Dheepan This is the first feature film of the Franco-Turkish. Deniz Gamze Ergüven director who will represent France in Los Angeles February 28, 2016.
The seven French jurors delivered their judgment. The film Mustang, turned Turkish , will represent France at the Academy Awards in February 2016.
It is the first feature film by the young Franco-Turkish director Deniz Gamze Ergüven that the Committee on CNC hopes to win the precious Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, which France won for the last time … in 1993 with the film Indochina Régis Wargnier.
Ode to freedom, Mustang presented at the last Cannes Film Festival in the Directors’ Fortnight, which has been one of the revelations, is the story of five sisters funny and cheeky at the age of puberty, in a village in northern Turkey.
Judged too free, they are kidnapped by their family who decides to marry the force ASAP. Passionately defending their joy of life, they will be innovative in an attempt to circumvent the prohibitions, and accept their situation variously
The young director can be proud. In front of it, the last feature film Giannoli Marguerite and Dhepaan by Jacques Audiard, who had triumphed at Cannes last May, Belle season Catherine Corsini and L Market Act Stéphane Brizé.
The film, a Franco-German-Turkish co-production of French initiative hailed by critics, has already made some 450,000 admissions in France since its release in mid-June.
The race is long for an Oscar for best foreign film. The countries make their proposal and then the Academy Awards in December published a first list of selected films last year nine of 83 movies competing at the start. In January, she published a second list of five works.
Last year, the film proposed by France, Saint Laurent Bertrand Bonello, on the life of the famous French fashion designer, had not gone beyond the first selection. This is the Polish Film Ida Pawel Pawlikowski of who had won. The last French film to be selected in the “short-list” of five candidates is A Prophet , Jacques Audiard, in 2010.
The 88th Academy Awards will be held February 28, 2016, and all nominations will be announced January 14.