The winners of the 72nd Festival de Cannes Awards were announced at the official closing ceremony that took place at the Grand Theatre Lumiere on Saturday, 25th of May 2019.
PALME D’OR (awarded by Catherine Deneuve and Alejandro González Iñárritu)
GISAENGCHUNG (Parasite) directed by BONG Joon-Ho
ATLANTIQUE (Atlantics) directed by Mati DIOP
The Grand Prix was awarded by Sylvester Stallone.
BEST DIRECTOR PRIZE
LE JEUNE AHMED (Young Ahmed) directed by Jean-Pierre & Luc DARDENNE
The Best Director Prize was awarded by Viggo Mortensen.
JURY PRIZE EX-ÆQUO
LES MISÉRABLES directed by Ladj LY
BACURAU directed by Kleber MENDONÇA FILHO & Juliano DORNELLES
The Jury Prizes were awarded by Michael Moore.
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR
The Best Performance by an Actor Prize was awarded by Zhang Ziyi.
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS
The Best Performance by an Actress Prize was awarded by Reda Kateb.
The Best Screenplay Prize was awarded by Gael García Bernal.
The Special Mention was awarded by Chiara Mastroianni.
SHORT FILMS – COMPETITION
THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US AND THE SKY réalisé par Vasilis KEKATOS
SPECIAL DISTINCTION BY THE JURY
MONSTRUO DIOS réalisé par Agustina SAN MARTÍN
The Palme d’or and the Jury Special Mention for Shorts Films were awarded by the President of the Short Films and Cinéfondation Jury, Claire Denis and by Nadine Labaki, President of the Un Certain Regard Jury.