Cannes Film Festival Winners Announced

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The Jury of this 67th Festival de Cannes, presided over by Jane Campion, revealed the names of the prize winners this during the Awards Ceremony. Lambert Wilson hosted Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino on the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière to award the Palme d’or to the best of the 18 films in Competition. Sergio Leone’s Per un pugno di dollari (A Fistful of Dollars) presented by Quentin Tarantino, was screened at the end of the ceremony.

FEATURE FILMS

Palme d’or

WINTER SLEEP by Nuri Bilge CEYLAN

Grand Prix

LE MERAVIGLIE (The Wonders) by Alice ROHRWACHER

Best Director Award

Bennett MILLER for FOXCATCHER

Jury Prize ex-aequo

MOMMY by Xavier DOLAN


ADIEU AU LANGAGE (Goodbye to language) by Jean-Luc GODARD

Best Screenplay Award

Andrey ZVYAGINTSEV and Oleg NEGIN for LEVIATHAN

Best Actress Award

Julianne MOORE in MAPS TO THE STARS by David CRONENBERG

Best Actor Award

Timothy SPALL in MR. TURNER by Mike LEIGH

SHORT FILMS

Palme d’or  

LEIDI by Simón MESA SOTO

Special Mention – Ex-aequo

AÏSSA by Clément TREHIN-LALANNE

JA VI ELSKER (Yes we love) by Hallvar WITZØ

UN CERTAIN REGARD

Un Certain Regard Prize

FEHÉR ISTEN by Kornél Mundruczó

Jury Prize

TURIST by Ruben Östlund

Un Certain Regard Special Prize

THE SALT OF THE EARTH by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

Ensemble Prize

PARTY GIRL by Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis

Best Actor Award

David Gulpilil in CHARLIE’S COUNTRY by Rolf de Heer

CAMÉRA D’OR

PARTY GIRL by Marie AMACHOUKELI, Claire BURGER, Samuel THEIS presented in the Un Certain Regard Selection

CINÉFONDATION

First Prize

SKUNK by Annie Silverstein
University of Texas at Austin, USA

Second Prize

OH LUCY! by Atsuko Hirayanagi
NYU Tisch School of the Arts Asia, Singapore

Joint Third Prize

LIEVITO MADRE by Fulvio Risuleo
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Italy

THE BIGGER PICTURE by Daisy Jacobs
National Film and Television School, United Kingdom

The Jury of the CST has awarded the VULCAN AWARD OF THE TECHNICAL ARTIST to: 

Dick POPE, director of photography, for bringing to light the works of Turner in the movie  MR. TURNER by Mike LEIGH

Whilst our hometown hero Omid Nabipour didn’t win the Short Films category, we are very proud to have had an Atlanta resident in the festival. To see all the magic that happened at this year’s festival, their website is HERE

-TPR

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