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'A Prophet' Dominates 2010 Cesar Awards Noms

January 26, 2010 (4:59 am) GMT
At France's most prestigious prize-giving ceremony, 'A Prophet' leads the nominations with 13 nods, including Best Picture and Best Director.
'A Prophet' Dominates 2010 Cesar Awards Noms

Prison drama "" is leading the way at France's most prestigious prize-giving ceremony - garnering a massive 13 nominations at the upcoming Cesar Awards. The film leads categories including Best Picture and Best Director, for Jacques Audiard, as well as garnering nods for its star Tahar Rahim, who is up for Best Actor and Best Newcomer.

Philippe Lioret's immigrant drama "Welcome" scored nine nominations and will go up against "A Prophet" in the Best Picture category, and Vincent Lindon will compete with Rahim for the Best Actor prize. Fashion biopic "" also received five nods, with named in the Best Actress category.

The nominations for Best Foreign Film include James Cameron's "", "", " and "". The 35th Annual Cesar Awards will take place on February 27.

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