MUMBAI: Mexican director Michel Franco has won the top prize in the Cannes Film Festival's sidebar competition, Un Certain Regard for his film After Lucia. The film was chosen from a slate of twenty films by a jury headed by actor Tim Roth.
The jury’s second prize went to Benoit Delepine and Gustave Kervern’s French film Le Grand Soir while a special distinction citation was presented to Bosnian film Djeca by Aida Begic.
Un Certain Regard focuses on new and emerging filmmakers.
It has been earlier reported that the top prize, the Palme d'Or was bagged by Michael Haneke's Amour.