The Jury of the 70th Festival de Cannes, presided by Pedro Almodóvar, has revealed the names of the 2017 prize-winners during the Awards Ceremony. 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, had the honour of awarding 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.
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
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.
Accrediti Media Deamina MAGAZINE/Cannes Film Festival 2017