Magritte Award for Best Screenplay

The Magritte Award for Best Screenplay (French: Magritte du meilleur scénario original ou adaptation) is an award presented annually by the Académie André Delvaux. It is one of the Magritte Awards, which were established to recognize excellence in Belgian cinematic achievements.[1]

Magritte Award for Best Screenplay
Presented byAcadémie André Delvaux
First awarded2011
Currently held byLukas Dhont and Angelo Tijssens, Girl (2018)

The 1st Magritte Awards ceremony was held in 2011 with Jaco Van Dormael receiving the award for his work in Mr. Nobody.[2] As of the 2019 ceremony, Lukas Dhont and Angelo Tijssens are the most recent winners in this category for their work in Girl.[3]

Winners and nominees

In the list below, winners are listed first in the colored row, followed by the other nominees.


Year English title Original title Screenwriter(s)
Mr. NobodyJaco Van Dormael
The BaronsLes BaronsNabil Ben Yadir and Laurent Brandenbourger with Sébastien Fernandez
IllegalIllégalOlivier Masset-Depasse
Private LessonsÉlève libreJoachim Lafosse and François Pirot
BullheadRundskopMichael R. Roskam
The GiantsLes GéantsBouli Lanners and Elise Ancion
The Kid with a BikeLe Gamin au véloJean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Romantics AnonymousLes Émotifs anonymesPhilippe Blasband
One Night38 témoinsLucas Belvaux
Dead Man TalkingPatrick Ridremont
Mobile HomeFrançois Pirot
Our ChildrenÀ perdre la raisonJoachim Lafosse
Tango librePhilippe Blasband and Anne Paulicevich
KidFien Troch
The Fifth SeasonLa Cinquième SaisonPeter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth
Vijay and IPhilippe Blasband and Sam Garbarski
Not My TypePas son genreLucas Belvaux
HenriYolande Moreau
The MarchersLa MarcheNabil Ben Yadir
Two Days, One NightDeux jours, une nuitJean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
The Brand New TestamentLe Tout Nouveau TestamentJaco Van Dormael and Thomas Gunzig
AlleluiaFabrice Du Welz and Vincent Tavier
I'm Dead But I Have FriendsJe suis mort mais j'ai des amisGuillaume Malandrin and Stéphane Malandrin
PrejudicePréjudiceAntoine Cuypers and Antoine Wauters
Death by DeathJe me tue à le direXavier Seron
After LoveL'Économie du coupleJoachim Lafosse
The First, the LastLes Premiers, les DerniersBouli Lanners
KeeperGuillaume Senez and David Lambert
InsyriatedPhilippe Van Leeuw
King of the BelgiansPeter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth
This Is Our LandChez nousLucas Belvaux
A WeddingNocesStephan Streker
GirlLukas Dhont and Angelo Tijssens
Bitter FlowersOlivier Meys and Maarten Loix
Bye Bye GermanyEs war einmal in Deutschland...Sam Garbarski
Our StrugglesNos bataillesGuillaume Senez


  1. Denis, Fernand (October 13, 2010). "André Delvaux, l'œuvre au jour". La Libre Belgique (in French). Retrieved January 11, 2013.
  2. "Le cinéma belge était à l'honneur lors de la Première édition des Magritte du cinéma belge francophone". Moniteur du film (in French). Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. Retrieved January 1, 2014.
  3. Richford, Richford (2 February 2019). "Belgium's Magritte Awards: 'Our Struggles' Takes Top Prize". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 3 February 2019.
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