Cannes Film Festival Winners 2015

Hello Film Doctor friends.

The winners of this year’s Cannes Film Festival have been revealed!

The big win, Palme d’Or, went to Jacques Audiard, while the first-time feature filmmaker Laszlo Nemes was awarded the competition’s runner-up prize for “Son of Saul” – the film also got acquisition from Sony Classics for North American release.

This year’s “Best Actress” award was a tie – the distinction went to both Rooney Mara and Emmanuelle Bercot.

by Pierre Le Bigot, under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 License
by Pierre Le Bigot, under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 License

Full list of Cannes Film Festival 2015 winners:

Palme d’Or
Dheepan, dir: Jacques Audiard

Grand Prize
“Son Of Saul”, dir: Laszlo Nemes

Best Director
Hsiao-hsien Hou, “The Assassin”

Best Actor
Vincent Lindon, “The Measure Of A Man”

Jury Prize
“The Lobster”, dir: Yorgos Lanthimos

Best Actress
Rooney Mara, “Carol
Emmanuelle Bercot, “Mon Roi

Best Screenplay
“Chronic”, Michel Franco

Palme d’Honneur
Agnès Varda

Caméra d’Or
La Tierra Y La Sombra, dir: César Augusto Acevdeo

Short Film Palme d’Or
Waves 98, dir: Ely Dagher


Prize of Un Certain Regard
“Hrutar” (“Rams”), dir: Grímur Hakonarson

Jury Prize – Un Certain Regard
“Zvizdan” (“The High Sun”), dir: Dalibor Matanic 

Directing Prize of Un Certain Regard
“Kishibe No Tabi”, dir: Kurosawa Kiyoshi

Un Certain Talent Prize
“Comoara” (“The Treasure”), dir: Corneliu Porumboiu


1st Prize Cinéfondation
“Share”, dir: Pippa Bianco

2nd Prize Cinéfondation
“Locas Perdidas”, dir: Ignacio Juricic Merillan

3rd Prize Cinéfondation Ex-aequo


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What have you taken away from Cannes this year? Check-out our previous Cannes-zines here


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