CANNES 2000: Dancer in the Dark Takes Two Top Prizes in Cannes
by Eugene Hernandez
The winners of the 2000 Cannes Film Festival were announced this evening in France.
Palme d'Or (Golden Palme) -- "Dancer in the Dark" by Lars Von Trier
Grand Prix (Grand Prize) -- "Devils on the Doorstep" by Jiang Wen
Prix de la Mise en Scene (Best Director) -- Edward Yang, "Yi Yi"
Prix d'interpretation feminine (Best Actress) -- Bjork, "Dancer in the Dark"
Prix d'interpretation masculine (Best Actor) -- Tony Leung Chiu-wai, "In the Mood for Love"
Prix du Jury (Special Jury Prize for Ensemble Cast) -- "La Noce" by Pavel Lounguine
Prix du Scenario (Best Screenplay Award) -- "Nurse Betty," written by John C. Richards and James Flamberg
Prix du Jury (Jury Prize) -- "Blackboard" by Samira Makhmahlbaf and "Songs from the Second Floor" by Roy Andersson
Prix de la Camera d'or (Golden Camera for first time director) -- Hassan Yektapanah "Djomeh" (Un Certain Regard) and "A Time for Drunken Horses" by Bahman Ghobadi (Director's Fortnight
Grand Prix de la C.S.T. (Technical Achievement Prize) -- Christopher Doyle, Mark, Li Ping Bing and William Chang Suk-Ping for In the Mood for
Love -- Editing and Cinematography
Court-Metrage (Short Film) -- "Anino" by Raymond Red