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29 May 2017

All the Awards at the 70th Cannes Film Festival

by Ikon London Reporter

And so the curtain has finally fallen on this 70th anniversary edition – rich in screenings and events – which brought together the cream of the film world in Cannes over these last 12 days. The event came to an end this evening on the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, where Mistress of Ceremonies Monica Bellucci welcomed the Feature Film Jury presided by Pedro Almodóvar to announce the 2017 prize-winners. This year's Palme d’or was screened at the end of the prize-giving ceremony to close the Festival.

FEATURE FILMS - COMPETITION

PALME D'OR

THE SQUARE directed by Ruben ÖSTLUND The Palme d'or was awarded by Juliette Binoche and Pedro Almodóvar.

70th ANNIVERSARY AWARD

Nicole KIDMAN

The 70th Anniversary Award was awarded by Will Smith.

GRAND PRIX

120 BATTEMENTS PAR MINUTE (BPM – Beats Per Minute) directed by Robin CAMPILLO

The Grand Prix was awarded by Costa-Gavras and Agnès Jaoui.

BEST DIRECTOR PRIZE

Sofia COPPOLA for THE BEGUILED The Best Director Prize was awarded by Fan BingBing and Gabriel Yared.

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR

Joaquin PHOENIX in YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE directed by Lynne RAMSAY The Best Performance by an Actor Prize was awarded by Jessica Chastain.

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS

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

The Best Performance by an Actress Prize was awarded by Irène Jacob and Paolo Sorrentino

JURY PRIZE

NELYUBOV (Loveless) directed by Andrey ZVYAGINTSEV

The Jury Prize was awarded by Maren Ade and Guillaume Gallienne.

BEST SCREENPLAY EX-ÆQUO

Yorgos LANTHIMOS and Efthimis FILIPPOU for THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER

Lynne RAMSAY for YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE

The Best Screenplay Prize was awarded by Marisa Paredes and Park Chan-wook.

SHORT FILMS - COMPETITION

PALME D'OR

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

SPECIAL DISTINCTION BY THE JURY

KATTO (The Ceiling) directed by Teppo AIRAKSINEN

The Palme d'or and the Jury Special Mention for Shorts Films were awarded by Uma Thurman and Cristian Mungiu.

UN CERTAIN REGARD

UN CERTAIN REGARD PRIZE

LERD (A Man of Integrity) directed by Mohammad RASOULOF

PRIZE FOR BEST ACTRESS

JASMINE TRINCA for FORTUNATA directed by Sergio CASTELLITTO

PRIZE FOR THE BEST POETIC NARRATIVE

BARBARA directed by Mathieu AMALRIC

PRIZE FOR BEST DIRECTION

Taylor SHERIDAN for WIND RIVER

JURY PRIZE

LAS HIJAS DE ABRIL (April's Daughter) directed by Michel FRANCO

CAMÉRA D’OR

JEUNE FEMME (Montparnasse Bienvenüe) directed by Léonor SERRAILLE presented as part of UN CERTAIN REGARD

The Caméra d'or Prize was awarded by Sandrine Kiberlain, President of the Caméra d'or Jury.

CINEFONDATION

FIRST PRIZE

PAUL EST LÀ (Paul Is Here) directed by Valentina MAUREL

SECOND PRIZE

HEYVAN (AniMal) directed by Bahram & Bahman ARK

THIRD PRIZE

DEUX ÉGARÉS SONT MORTS (Two Youths Died) directed by Tommaso USBERTI

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.

Palme D'Or
© Festival de Cannes

The Jury and the 2017 winners © Alberto Pizzoli / AFP

Camera D'or
© Festival de Cannes