Picture: Triange of Sadness (Ruben Ostlund) Director: Jordan Peele, Nope Actor: Eden Dambrine, Close Actress: Alana Haim, Licorice Pizza Supporting Actor: Rory Kinnear, Men Supporting Actress: Stephanie Hsu, Everything Everywhere All at Once Screenplay: Licorice Pizza - Paul Thomas Anderson Use of Music: Elvis - Elliott Wheeler, Baz Luhrmann Rediscovery: The Godfather Part II - Francis Ford Coppola
2021 - 32nd Annual Banane d'or Awards
Due to a worldwide pandemic the Belgian movie theaters were closed from October 23 2020 untill June 1, 2021. Still only movies
that were theatrically shown (at least once) in Ghent, Belgium were eligible.
Picture: The Worst Person in the World (Joachim Trier) Director: Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman Actor: Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah Actress: Renate Reinsve, The Worst Person in the World Supporting Actor: Anders Danielsen Lie, The Worst Person in the World Supporting Actress: Ariana DeBose, West Side Story Screenplay: Promising Young Woman - Emerald Fennell Use of Music: Malignant - Joseph Bishara, James Wan Rediscovery: Deliverance - John Boorman
2020 - 31st Annual Banane d'or Awards
Due to a worldwide pandemic the Belgian movie theaters were closed from March 13 until July 1 and were closed again October 23. They haven't re-opened since. Still only movies that were theatrically released in Ghent, Belgium were eligible.
Picture: Tenet (Christopher Nolan) Director: Leigh Whannell, The Invisible Man Actor: Bartosz Bielenia, Corpus Christi Actress: Awkwafina, The Farewell Supporting Actor: Hugh Grant, The Gentlemen Supporting Actress: Valerie Pachner, A Hidden Life Screenplay: The Farewell - Lulu Wang
Use of Music: The Last Black Man in San Fransisco - Emile Mosseri, Joe Talbot Rediscovery: Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance and Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx - Kenji Misumi
I have been handing out these awards since I was 14 at the end of 1990.
To be eligible in a certain year, a film must be released in Belgium and I must have seen it.
Screeners are always welcome :o)
(p.s. The winners were my favorites AT THE TIME, my tastes have changed over the years)