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Quentin Tarantino to receive special Cesar Award

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Image Credit: Glenn harris/PR PhotosQuentin Tarantino will receive an honorary achievement award at the 36th annual Cesar Awards on Feb. 25. The Cesars are the French equivalent to the American Oscars, and Tarantino is being recognized for being a “great international artist,” according to Cesar president Alain Terzian. The French Academy’s nominations also were announced, with Xavier Beauvois’ Of Gods and Men and Roman Polanski’s The Ghost Writer dominating the major categories. Several American films were nominated for Best Foreign Film, including Oscar frontrunner, The Social Network. See below for the list of the best films:

Best Film

Heartbreaker

Of Gods and Men

Gainsbourg

Mammuth

Le Nom Des Gens

The Ghost Writer

On Tour

Best Foreign Film

Les Amours Imaginaires

Bright Star

The Secret In Their Eyes

Illegal

Inception

Invictus

The Social Network

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