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The 2015 Cannes Film Festival Winners

The 2015 Cannes Film Festival Winners


The 68th annual Cannes Film Festival is officially a wrap. At today’s closing ceremony, the main competition jury, led by Joel and Ethan Coen, awarded the Palme d’Or to Jacques Audiard for his drama “Dheepan.” “Son of Saul,” the acclaimed Holocaust drama from first-time filmmaker Laszlo Nemes, won the Grand Prix (runner-up) award. Below find the full list of winners.

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Palme d’Or: “Dheepan,” Directed by Jacques Audiard

Grand Prix: “Son of Saul,” Directed by Laszlo Nemes

Best Director: “The Assassin,” Directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien for 

Best Screenplay: “Chronic,” Written by Michel Franco

Camera d’Or (Best First Feature): “La Tierra y la Sombre,” Directed by Cesar Acevedo

Jury Prize: “The Lobster,” Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos

Best Actress: Rooney Mara for “Carol” and Emmanuelle Bercot for “Mon Roi” (Shared Prize)

Best Actor: Vincent Lindon for “The Measure of a Man”

Palme d’Or (Short Film): “Waves ’98,” Directed by Ely Dagher

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