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Cannes 2011: Tree of Life wins Palm D'Or, Winners announced | Film-Releases.com

Cannes 2011: Tree of Life wins Palm D'Or, Winners announced


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"The Tree of Life" won the Palm d'Or at the 64th Festival de Cannes. Nicolas Winding Refn won Best Director for "Drive", Jean Dujardin won Best Actor for "The Artist" and Kirsten Dunst won Best Actress for "Melancholia".
The prize winners were revealed this evening during the Closing Ceremony.


Below is a list of the winners:

FEATURE FILMS

Palme d'Or
THE TREE OF LIFE by Terrence MALICK

Grand Prix (tie)
BIR ZAMANLAR ANADOLU’DA (Once Upon A Time In Anatolia) by Nuri Bilge CEYLAN
THE KID WITH A BIKE by Jean-Pierre & Luc DARDENNE

Award for Best Director
Nicolas WINDING REFN for DRIVE

Jury Prize
POLISS by MAÏWENN

Award for Best Actor
Jean DUJARDIN in THE ARTIST by Michel HAZANAVICIUS

Award for Best Actress
Kirsten DUNST in MELANCHOLIA by Lars von TRIER

Award for Best Screenplay
Joseph CEDAR for FOOTNOTE

SHORT FILMS

Palme d'Or
CROSS-COUNTRY by Maryna VRODA

Jury Prize
BADPAKJE 46 (Swimsuit 46) by Wannes DESTOOP

CAMERA D'OR
LAS ACACIAS by Pablo GIORGELLI presented during CRITICS' WEEK

UN CERTAIN REGARD

Un Certain Regard Prize Ex-æquo
ARIRANG by KIM Ki-Duk
HALT AUF FREIER STRECKE (Stopped on Track) by Andreas DRESEN

Special Jury Prize
ELENA by Andrey ZVYAGINTSEV

Award for Best Director
BÉ OMID É DIDAR (Au revoir) by Mohammad RASOULOF

CINEFONDATION

First Prize Cinéfondation
DER BRIEF (The Letter) by Doroteya Droumeva
dffb, Germany

Second Prize Cinéfondation
DRARI by Kamal Lazraq
La Fémis, France

Third Prize Cinéfondation
YA-GAN-BI-HANG (Fly by Night) by Son Tae-gyum
Chung-Ang University, South Korea

Additionally,

The Jury of the CST awarded the "PRIX VULCAIN DE L’ARTISTE-TECHNICIEN" to José Luis ALCAINE, for his work on lighting to support the storyline in the film, LA PIEL QUE HABITO by Pedro ALMODÓVAR.
Special Distinction: Joe BINI and Paul DAVIES for WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN by Lynne RAMSAY.



Source: Festival de Cannes
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