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May 26, 2012 2:11 PM
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'Despues de Lucia' Leads Cannes' Un Certain Regard Winners

"Despues de Lucia"

Michel Franco's "Despues de Lucia" led the winners of the Un Certain Regard section of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, taking its top prize.

Other major winners included Benoit Delepine and Gustave Kervern's "Le Grand Soir," which won the special jury prize.

Actor and director Tim Roth presided over the jury.

“This was an extraordinarily strong group of films and our deliberations were passionate," Roth said in a statement. "The film makers never once failed us! Incredible!”

Full list of winners below.

 

PRIZE OF UN CERTAIN REGARD
DESPUÉS DE LUCIA by Michel FRANCO
 
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
LE GRAND SOIR by Benoît DELÉPINE and Gustave KERVERN
 
UN CERTAIN REGARD AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS
Suzanne CLÉMENT for her performance in LAURENCE ANYWAYS directed by Xavier DOLAN
 
UN CERTAIN REGARD AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS
Emilie DEQUENNE for her performance in À PERDRE LA RAISON directed by Joachim LAFOSSE           
 
SPECIAL DISTINCTION OF THE JURY
DJECA by Aida BEGIC   (Children of Sarajevo)
                     
 

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2 Comments

  • Jenny | June 6, 2012 5:13 PMReply

    Things like this makes me proud to be Mexican! So much talent that hasn't even been discovered here yet .this is only the beginning.

  • jingmei | May 27, 2012 2:20 AMReply

    Such short winners list, et no best actor? ;D