Winners Revealed at the 64th Festival de Cannes Awards

It has been an exciting couple weeks at the Cannes Film Festival, which a number of talented filmmakers showcasing a high number of films to be excited for.  Last night, the official jury for the 64th Festival de Cannes revealed the prize winners during the closing ceremony.

Some highlights from the list include Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life winning the most prestigious award, the Palme d’Or, despite half the crown booing at the screening while the other half cheered with enthusiasm, Kirsten Dunst winning Best Actress after her film’s director Lars von Trier made some anti-Semitic comments at a press conference earlier this week, and Nicolas Winding Refn winning best director for his film Drive, starring Ryan Gosling, proving that he is one of the most prominant up-and-coming directors.

He previously directed Bronson, starring Tom Hardy. Take a look at the full list of winners and award winners after the jump.

FEATURE FILMS

Palme d’Or
THE TREE OF LIFE by Terrence MALICK

Grand Prix
BIR ZAMANLAR ANADOLU’DA (Once Upon A Time In Anatolia) by Nuri Bilge CEYLAN
THE KID WITH A BIKE by Jean-Pierre & Luc DARDENNE

Award for Best Director
Nicolas WINDING REFN for DRIVE

Jury Prize
POLISS by MAÏWENN

Award for Best Actor
Jean DUJARDIN in  THE ARTIST by Michel HAZANAVICIUS

Award for Best Actress
Kirsten DUNST in  MELANCHOLIA by Lars von TRIER

Award for Best Screenplay

Joseph CEDAR for FOOTNOTE

SHORT FILMS

Palme d’Or

CROSS-COUNTRY by Maryna VRODA

Jury Prize

BADPAKJE 46 (Swimsuit 46) by Wannes DESTOOP

CAMERA D’OR
LAS ACACIAS by  Pablo GIORGELLI presented during CRITICS’ WEEK

UN CERTAIN REGARD

UN CERTAIN REGARD PRIZE Ex-æquo
ARIRANG by KIM Ki-Duk
HALT AUF FREIER STRECKE (Stopped on Track) by Andreas DRESEN

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
ELENA by Andrey ZVYAGINTSEV

AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
BÉ OMID É DIDAR (Au revoir) by Mohammad RASOULOF

CINEFONDATION

First Prize Cinéfondation
DER BRIEF (The Letter) by Doroteya Droumeva
dffb, Germany

Second Prize Cinéfondation
DRARI by Kamal Lazraq
La Fémis, France

Third Prize Cinéfondation
YA-GAN-BI-HANG (Fly by Night) by Son Tae-gyum
Chung-Ang University, South Korea

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