Cannes comes to a close, winners announced

If I were in the process of writing a book on film festivals, then the Cannes chapter would be officially completed. The prestigious film festival came to a close this weekend as Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, a Thai Film, claimed its highest honor.

Below you’ll find a full list of winners:

Palme d’Or
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Spain-Thailand-Germany-U.K.-France)

Grand Prix
Of Gods and Men (Xavier Beauvois, France)

Director
Mathieu Amalric (On Tour, France)

Jury Prize
A Screaming Man (Mahamet-Saleh Haroun, France-Belgium-Chad)

Actor
Javier Bardem (Biutiful, Mexico-Spain) and Elio Germano (Our Life, Italy)

Actress
Juliette Binoche (Certified Copy, France-Italy-Iran)

Screenplay
Lee Chang-dong (Poetry, South Korea)

UN CERTAIN REGARD JURY AWARDS

Main Prize
Hahaha (Hong Sang-soo, South Korea)

Jury Prize
October (Daniel Vega, Diego Vega)

Special Prize
Adela Sanchez, Eva Bianco, Victoria Raposo, The Lips (Ivan Fund, Santiago Losa, Argentina)

OTHER MAIN JURY AWARDS

Camera d’Or
Leap Year (Michael Rowe, Mexico)

FIPRESCI AWARDS

Competition
On Tour (Mathieu Amalric, France)

Un Certain Regard
Adrienn Pal (Agnes Kocsis, Hungary)

Directors’ Fortnight
You Are All Captains (Olivier Laxe, Spain)

SHORT FILMS JURY PRIZES

Palme d’Or
Barking Island (Serge Avedikian, France)

Jury prize
Bathing Micky (Frida Kempff, Sweden)

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