Kristen Stewart makes history
Kristen Stewart has become the first ever American actress to win a Cesar Award at this year’s ceremony for her role in Clouds of Sils Maria.
Held in Paris, the awards are the French equivalent of the Oscars which are set to be held on Sunday.
The Twilight actress gushed with delight when it was announced she had won the Best Supporting Actress gong for her part alongside Juliette Binoche.
Kristen Stewart is shocked as she wins a Cesar Award
When she accepted the award the 24-year-old shouted from the stage to her co-star in French: "I love you Juliette!"
Speaking to Variety backstage after winning Kristen described how film-making differs in France to the US.
"The reasons why people make films here in France are very different from the reasons why people make movies in Hollywood.
"I prefer it here a little bit."
Looking very glamorous in a white dress that resembles clouds
Clouds of Sils Maria follows the story of an actress agreeing to a role in a remake of the play which made her famous and also stars Chloe Grace Moretz.
Kristen, who also starred in Still Alice with Julianne Moore, was seen looking far from her grungy self in a white scalloped edged strapless dress with a black belt by Chanel.
With her new shorter hair do swept to the side the On the Road star sported her usual smoky eye make up along with black heels.