70th Cannes Film Festival: And The Winners Are...

The Jury of the 70th Festival de Cannes, presided by Pedro Almodóvar, revealed the names of the 2017 prize-winners during the Awards Ceremony. Cannes took place this year from May 17th to May 28th.

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Monica Bellucci welcomed the prize-givers and winners onto the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière. The President of the Jury and the French actress Juliette Binoche awarded the Palme d’or to the best of the nineteen films in Competition.

THE SQUARE by Ruben ÖSTLUND, Palme d’or, was screened at the end of the Awards Ceremony to close this 70th edition of the Festival.

FEATURE FILMS

PALME D'OR

THE SQUARE by Ruben ÖSTLUND

70th Anniversary Award

Nicole KIDMAN

GRAND PRIX

120 BATTEMENTS PAR MINUTE (BPM – Beats Per Minute)

by Robin CAMPILLO

BEST DIRECTOR

Sofia COPPOLA for THE BEGUILED

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR

Joaquin PHOENIX in YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE by Lynne RAMSAY

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS

Diane KRUGER in AUS DEM NICHTS (In The Fade) by Fatih AKIN

JURY PRIZE

NELYUBOV (Loveless) by Andrey ZVYAGINTSEV

BEST SCREENPLAY EX-ÆQUO

Yorgos LANTHIMOS and Efthimis FILIPPOU

for THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER

Lynne RAMSAY

for YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE

 

SHORT FILMS

PALME D'OR

XIAO CHENG ER YUE (A Gentle Night) by QIU Yang

MENTION DISTINCTION BY THE JURY

KATTO (The Ceiling) by Teppo AIRAKSINEN

CAMÉRA D'OR

JEUNE FEMME (Montparnasse Bienvenüe) by Léonor SERRAILLE

presented at UN CERTAIN REGARD

The CST Jury decided to award the VULCAIN PRIZE FOR ARTIST-TECHNICIAN to: Josefin ASBERG for her remarkable artistic contribution to match the inventiveness of the film THE SQUARE.

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