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Kristen Stewart Makes History With French Film Honor

She's first American actress to win a 'Cesar,' the French Oscar
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 21, 2015 1:20 PM CST
Kristen Stewart Makes History With French Film Honor
Kristen Stewart on stage after she won the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role award for "Clouds of Sils Maria" during the 40th Cesar Film Awards at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris.   (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

(Newser) – We have our Oscars, the French have their Cesars, and now Kristen Stewart has one of the latter, too. Yesterday, she became the first American actress to win the prestigious film award in France, reports Variety. She won as best supporting actress for her role in Cloud of Sils Maria, co-starring Juliette Binoche. And it sounds as if this won't be a one-time thing for Stewart. "There is a great divide between what motivates people to make films in the States and to compare it to what motivates people to make films here, and I kinda prefer it here," she said, as quoted by the Hollywood Reporter. (To prepare for the Oscars tomorrow, see who's been thanked the most in speeches.)

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