Tuesday, May 27, 2014

2014 Cannes Film Festival's Winners and Losers

Cannes Film Festival Wrap Up - Gender Still Matters

This past weekend, the 67th Cannes Film Festival concluded. Not surprisingly, the festival continued its streak of bestowing the top prize--the Palme d'Or--on a man. Specifically, Xavier Dolan for his film "Mommy." It's ...

Quentin Tarantino, Nuri Bilge Ceylan and Uma Thurman - Palme d'or - Winter Sleep © AFP / V. Hache.

Palme d’Or
Winter Sleep, dir: Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Grand Prize
Le Meraviglie (The Wonders), dir: Alice Rohrwacher

Best Director
Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher

Jury Prize – Tie
Mommy, dir: Xavier Dolan
Goodbye To Language, dir: Jean-Luc Godard

Best Screenplay
Andrey Zvyagintsev, Oleg Negin, Leviathan

Best Actress
Julianne Moore, Maps To The Stars

Best Actor
Timothy Spall, Mr Turner

Camera d’Or
Party Girl, dirs: Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger, Samuel Theis

Short Film
Leidi, dir: Simón Mesa Soto

Li Yuchun, Simón Mesa Soto and Abbas Kiarostami - Short Film Palme d'or - Leidi © AFP / A. Pizzoli.

Special Mention: Aïssa, dir: Clément Trehin-Lalanne
Ja Vi Elsker, dir: Hallvar Witzo

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