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2017 Cannes Film Festival

2017 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL WINNERS

Winners of the five main prizes at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival were as follows: –

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Palm d’Or:The Square directed by Ruben Ostlund

Best Director:  Sofia CoppolaThe Beguiled starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning

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Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix – You Were Never Really Here

Best Actress:  Diane Kruger –  In the Fade

Best Screenplay:  prize shared between  Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou for The Killing of a Sacred Deer

(The Killing of a Sacred Deer stars Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell)

Lynne Ramsay for You Were Never Really Here

(You Were Never Really Here also stars Alessandro Nivola, John Doman and Ekaterina Samsonov)

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Cannes_Film_Festival

2016 Cannes Film Festival

2016 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL WINNERS

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Winners of the five main prizes at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival were as follows: –

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Palm d’Or:  I, Daniel Blake  directed by Ken Loach

Best Director: shared between :

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Cristian Mungiu for Graduation

and

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Olivier Assayas for Personal Shopper starring Kristen Stewart

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Best Actor:  Shahab Hosseini for The Salesman

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Best Actress:  Jaclyn Jose for Ma’ Rosa

Best Screenplay:  Asghar Farhadi for The Salesman

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Queer Palm Award: The Lives of Thérèse directed by Sébastien Lifshitz (documentary)

2015 Cannes Film Festival

2015 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL WINNERS

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Winners of the five main prizes at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival were as follows: –

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Palme d’Or– Dheepan directed by Jacques Audiard

The Assassin

Best Director – Hou Hsiao-Hsien for The Assassin

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Best Actor: Vincent Lindon – The Measure of Man

Best Actress: shared between

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Rooney Mara – Carol

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Emmanuelle Bercot for Mon roi

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Best Screenplay – Michel Franco for Chronic starring Tim Roth and David Dastmalchian

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Queer Palm Award: Carol directed by Todd Haynes starring Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson and Kyle Chandler

Source: 2015 Cannes Film Festival

 

 

2014 Cannes Film Festival

2014 Cannes Film Festival Winners

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Winners of the five main prizes at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival were as follows: –

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Palm d’Or: Winter Sleep directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

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Best Director: Bennett Miller for Foxcatcher starring Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, Sienna Miller and Vanessa Redgrave

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Best Actor: Timothy Spall for Mr Turner

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Best Actress: Julianne Moore for Maps to the Stars

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Best Screenplay: Andrey Zvyagintsev and Oleg Negin for Leviathan (film poster not yet released)

Source –

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannes_Film_Festival

http://www.festival-cannes.com/en.html

 

 

2013 Cannes Film Festival

2013 Cannes Film Festival Winners

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Winners of the five main prizes at the 2013 Cannes International Film Festival were as follows: –

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Palm d’Or – Blue is the Warmest Colour directed by Abdellatif Kechiche starring  Adèle Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux

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Best Director – Amat Escalante for Heli (Mexico)

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Best Actor – Bruce Dern for Nebraska

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Best Actress – Bérénice Bejo for The Past

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Best Screenplay – Jia Zhangke for A Touch of Sin

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Cannes_Film_Festival

2012 Cannes Film Festival

2012 Cannes Film Festival Winners

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Winners of the five main prizes at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival were as follows: –

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Palm d’Or: – Amour directed by Michael Haneke

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Best Director: Carlos Reygadas for Post Tenebras Lux

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Best Actor: Mads Mikkelsen for The Hunt

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Best Actress: Cristina Flutur and Cosmina Stratan for Beyond the Hills

Best Screenplay: Beyond the Hills written and directed by Cristian Mungiu

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Cannes_Film_Festival

2011 Cannes Film Festival

2011 Cannes Film Festival Winners

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Winners of the five main prizes at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival were as follows: –

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Palm d’Or – The Tree of Life directed by Terence Malick

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Best Director – Nicholas Winding Refn – Drive

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Best Actor – Jean Dujardin – The Artist

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Best Actress – Kirsten Dunst – Melancholia

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Best Screenplay Award – Footnote written and directed by Joseph Cedar

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Cannes_Film_Festival

2010 Cannes Film Festival

2010 Cannes Film Festival Winners

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Winners of the five main prizes at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival were as follows: –

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Palm d’Or: Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul

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Best Director: Mathieu Amalric for On Tour

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Best Actor: ·  Javier Bardem for Biutiful &

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 Elio Germano for Our Life (La Nostra Vita)

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Best Actress: Juliette Binoche for Certified Copy

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Best Original Screenplay: Poetry  written and directed by Lee Chang-dong

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Cannes_Film_Festival

2009 Cannes Film Festival

2009 Cannes Film Festival Winners

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Winners of the five main prizes at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival were as follows:-

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Palm d’Or – The White Ribbon Das weiße Band directed by Michael Haneke

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Best Director – Brillante Mendoza – for Kinatay

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Best Actor – Christoph Waltz for Inglourious Basterds

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Best Actress – Charlotte Gainsbourg for Antichrist

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Best Screenplay – Mei Feng for Chūn fēng chén zuì de wǎn shàng (Spring Fever) directed by Lou Ye

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_Cannes_Film_Festival

 

2008 Cannes Film Festival

2008 Cannes Film Festival Winners

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Winners of the five main prizes at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival were as follows:-

The Class Entrelesmurs

Palm d’Or: The Class (Entre les murs) directed by Laurent Cantet

Three Monkeys

Best Director:  Nuri Bilge Ceylan for Three Monkeys (Üç Maymun)

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Best Actor: Benicio del Toro for Che

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Best Actress: Sandra Corveloni in Linha de Passe

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Best Screenplay: Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne for Le Silence de Lorna (Lorna’s Silence)

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Cannes_Film_Festival

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