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