Polanski, Tarantino win French Cesar awards

London: Roman Polanski and Quentin Tarantino were honoured at the Cesar Awards in France.

Polanski was named the best director for his political thriller ‘The Ghost Writer’.

Tarantino also received an honorary Cesar at the Paris event.

‘The Ghost Writer’, released as ‘The Ghost in the UK’, won three additional prizes for its screenplay, music and editing, reports the BBC.

But Polanski missed out on the best film prize, which went instead to the French religious drama ‘Of Gods and Men’.

Tarantino was presented his award by Diane Kruger and Christoph Waltz, two of the stars of his 2009 war movie ‘Inglourious Basterds’.