Oscar-nominated ‘Mustang’ wins at France’s Lumiere Awards

The Oscar-nominated French film "Mustang" topped Monday's Lumiere Awards in France, reports Variety.

Directed by Turkish-born but Paris-based Deniz Gamze Erguven, the film tells the story of five Turkish sisters who are to be married off by their more conservative father. It was awarded best picture at Monday's Lumiere Awards, considered to be France's equivalent of the Golden Globes.

The film also won the Lumiere awards for best first film and best cinematography, and has also been nominated for best foreign language film at the upcoming Academy Awards, due to take place February 28th. 


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