Un Certain Regard 2017 presented a competition of 18 films hailing from 22 different countries. Six of the works were first films. The Opening film was Barbara by Mathieu Amalric.
Under the presidency of America’s own Uma Thurman the Jury was comprised of Mohamed Diab (director – Egypt), Reda Kateb (actor – France), Joachim Lafosse (director – Belgium) and Karel Och (artistic director of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival – Czech Republic).
“UN CERTAIN REGARD” PRIZE
LERD (UN HOMME INTÈGRE – A MAN OF INTEGRITY)
by Mohammad Rasoulof
PRIZE FOR BEST ACTRESS
JASMINE TRINCA for FORTUNATA by Sergio Castellitto
PRIZE FOR THE BEST POETIC NARRATIVE
BARBARA de Mathieu Amalric
PRIZE FOR BEST DIRECTION
Taylor Sheridan for WIND RIVER
LAS HIJAS DE ABRIL (APRIL’S DAUGHTER) by Michel Franco
“We feel enormous gratitude to have had the honor of serving on the Jury for this historic 70th anniversary of the Festival de Cannes. We are proud to present an aesthetically diverse and beautiful awards list for Un Certain Regard.“
– The Jury
*Photo – “The Jury and the winners of 2017 Un Certain Regard © Christophe Bouillon / FDC”