Blue is Warmest Colour gets Palme d'Or at Cannes

NEW DELHI: Blue Is The Warmest Colour (France) directed by Abdellatif Kechiche with Ad?le Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux has won the Palme d‘Or at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in France.


The Grand Prix went to Inside Llewyn Davis (USA) directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, while Amat Escalante got the best Director Award for Heli (S).


The jury prize went to Japanese film Soshite Chichi Ni Naru (Like Father, Like Son / Tel P?re, Tel Fils) directed by Kore-Eda Hirokazu. The best screenplay award went to Jia Zhangke for Tian Zhu Ding (A Touch of Sin) from China.


The best actor and actress awards went to Bérénice Bejo in Le Passé (The Past) directed by Asghar Farhadi and Bruce Dern in Nebraska directed by Alexander Payne respectively.


L‘image Manquante (The Missing Picture) directed by Rithy Panh received the Un Certain Regard award, while the Camera d‘Or went to Ilo Ilo directed by Anthony Chen (Quinzaine Des Réalisateurs).

In short films, the Palme d‘Or went to Safe director by Moon Byoung-Gon and the Special Mention was for Ex-?quo Hvalfjordur (Whale Valley / Le Fjord Des Baleines) directed By Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson and 37°4 S Directed by Adriano Valerio.

The jury prize for short films went to Omar by Hany Abu-Assad while the director award went to Alain Guiraudie Pour Son for L‘inconnu Du Lac.

A certain talent prize went to the whole cast of La Jaula De Oro by Diego Quemada-Diez and the AVenir prize went to Fruitvale Station directed by Ryan Coogler.

The Cinéfondation Premier Prix went to Needle directed by Anahita Ghazvinizadeh and Deuxi?me Prix went to En Attendant le Dégel directed by Sarah Hirtt, while Troisi?me Prix went to Ex-?quo În Acvariu (In The Fishbowl) directed by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu and Pandy (Pandas) directed by Matúš Vizár.

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