• The sixth-annual Monaco Film & Literary Forum gave its prize for the book best suited to a cinematic adaptation going to Francois Dupeyron for Le Grand Soir.

The prize for the best completed adaptation was given to Claude Berri's recent release Ensemble C'est Tout, from the book of the same name by Anna Galvada.

Top honours for the ensemble of his work in adapting books to film as screenwriter went to Guillaume Laurant who has been involved in such projects as Jean-Pierre Jeunet's A Very Long Engagement and Jean Becker's Effroyables Jardins.

The producers prize was given to Alain Attal for Guillaume Canet's lauded Tell No One while best actress in an adaptation went to Marie-Jose Croze for her work in the same film.

The Forum, which ran from April 12-14, was presided over by author Patricia MacDonald and director Milos Forman. A conference structured around adapting literature to the screen, the event included debates, readings, dedications and film premieres as well as a concurrent adaptation and remake market.