The winners of the Un Certain Regard segment of the Cannes Film Festival have been announced. The top prize went to "Fehér Isten," Hungarian director Kornél Mundruczó's tale of a young girl in search of her missing dog, who is off leading a stray animal uprising. The complete list of prizes awarded in the segment are listed below:
Prize of Un Certain Regard
"Fehér Isten" ("White God") by Kornél Mundruczó
by Ruben Östlund
Un Certain Regard Special Prize
"The Salt of the Earth"
by Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis
Prize of the Best Actor
David Gulpill in "Charlie's Country" by Rolf de Heer
Un Certain Regard 2014 presented in competition 20 films hailing from 23 different countries, with seven of the works being first films. Jury president Pablo Trapero said, "The Jury was honored and delighted to have been able to view over ten days so many excellent films testifying to the diversity and vitality of filmmaking in the world today. They were also impressed by the vision and originality of the works presented." The jury also included Peter Becker (president of The Criterion Collection - USA), Maria Bonnevie (actress – Norway/Sweden), Géraldine Pailhas (actress – France) and Moussa Touré (director – Sénégal).