Home Cannes Film Festival 2015 And the 2015 Cannes Film Festival Winners are…

And the 2015 Cannes Film Festival Winners are…


Waiting for the winners and I feel as nervous as they must be…

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Son of Saul – Grand Prix winner


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

Grand Prix (which is like the runner up): “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

P.S. I think the Coen Brothers and crew did a brilliant job this year!

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