David Jenkins

Cannes Film Festival 2017 – The winners

The world’s greatest film festival is over for another year, and here are all the films that received awards.

So that’s that for another year. Pedro Almodovar headed up this year’s jury, and among the prizes, there was a special gong for the 70th anniversary of the festival. The winners are in and listed below.

Palme: The Square by Ruben Östlund (Read our review here)

70th Anniversary Tribute Prize: Nicole Kidman

Grand prix: 120 Beats Per Minute by Robin Campillo (Read our review here)

Actor: Joaquin Phoenix for You Were Never Really Here (Read our review here)

Actress: Diane Kruger for In the Fade

Director: Sofia Coppola for The Beguiled (Read our review here)

Script: The Killing of a Sacred Deer by Yorgos Lanthimos (Read our review here)

AND You Were Never Really Here by Lynne Ramsay (Read our review here)

Jury: Loveless by Andrei Zvyagintsev (Read our review here)

Best short film: A Gentle Night by Qui Yang

Camera d’Or (First Film): Jeune Femme by Léonor Sérraille (Read our review here)

To read all of our Cannes 2017 coverage, head here.

Tags: Joaquin Phoenix Lynne Ramsay Nicole Kidman Ruben Östland Sofia Coppola Yorgos Lanthimos

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You Were Never Really Here – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Joaquin Phoenix bares his soul in Lynne Ramsay’s noir-tinged New York thriller.

The Square – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

This barbed satire of art world pomposity questions the core beliefs of civilised society.

120 Beats Per Minute – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Robin Campillo’s rousing dramatisation of ’90s AIDS activism in France is a sure-fire Palme d’Or contender.

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