Chaired by Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar, the Jury of the 70th Festival de Cannes unveiled the names of the winners at the prize-giving ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017.
After an ultimate glamorous Red Carpet, the Mistress of Ceremonies Monica Bellucci welcomed on the stage of the Grand Theater Lumière the Jury and the winners of the 70th Festival de Cannes. Pedro Almodóvar and French actress Juliette Binoche had the honor of awarding the Palme d’Or to Ruben Östlund for his film The Square selected as the best of the nineteen films in Competition.
At the end of the Awards ceremony, The Square was screened for a gathering of celebrities and personalities from the cinema, fashion and the arts to close this brilliant, rich in screenings and events 70th milestone edition.
The 70th Festival de Cannes Awards
The Square by Ruben Östlund
120 Battements par Minute by Robin Campillo
Best Director Prize
Sofia Coppola pour The Beguiled
Best Performance as an Actress
Diane Kruger in Aus Dem Nichts by Fatih Akin
Best Performance as an Actor
Joaquin Phoenix in You Were Never Really Here by Lynne Ramsay
Nelyubov by Andrey Zvyagintsev
Best Screenplay ex-aequo
Yorgos Lanthimos & Efthimis Filippou for The Killing of a Sacred Deer Lynne Ramsay for You Were never Really Here
Xiao Iao Cheng Er Yue (A Gentle Night) by Yang Qiu
Special Distinction by the Jury
Katto (The Ceiling) by Teppo Airaksinen
Jeune Femme by Léonor Serraille presented at Un Certain Regard
Vulcain Prize for Artist Technician: The CST jury rewarded Josefin Asberg for his remarkable artistic contribution in keeping with the inventiveness of the film The Square.
The Red Carpet of the 70th festival de Cannes Cérémonie du Palmarès
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