Award Winners at the 70th Cannes Film Festival

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During the closing ceremony of the 70th Cannes Film Festival on Sunday, 28 May, the jury, presided by Pedro Almodóvar, announced the winners of the 2017 festival. The Golden Palm was awarded to Ruben Östlund for The Square, cinematography by Frederik Wenzel. The Grand Prize was awarded to 120 Beats per Minute by Robin Campillo, cinematography by Jeanne Lapoirie, AFC, and the award for Best Director went to Sofia Coppola for The Beguiled, cinematography by Philippe Le Sourd, AFC.

Official Selection


Competition
Golden Palm (Palme d’Or)
- Ruben Östlund for The Square, cinematography by Frederik Wenzel
Watch or rewatch our filmed interview with the cinematographer

Grand Prize (Grand Prix)
- 120 Beats per Minute, by Robin Campillo, cinematography by Jeanne Lapoirie, AFC
Read or reread our interview with the cinematographer

Best Director (Prix de la mise en scène)
- Sofia Coppola for The Beguiled, cinematography by Philippe Le Sourd, AFC
Read or reread our interview with the cinematographer

Best First Feature Film (Caméra d’or)
- Jeune Femme, by Léonor Serraille, cinematography by Emilie Noblet, selected in Un certain regard
Read or reread our interview with the cinematographer

Technical Artist’s Award (Prix Vulcain de l’Artiste-Technicien (Prix CST)
- Josefin Åsberg, set designer, “for her remarkable artistic contribution in harmony with the inventiveness of the film The Square
Read or reread our interview with cinematographer Fredrik Wenzel

Un Certain Regard Section
Poetic Cinema Award (Prix de la poésie du cinéma)
- Barbara, by Mathieu Amalric, cinematography by Christophe Beaucarne, AFC, SBC
Read or reread our interview with the cinematographer

Best Director (Prix de la mise en scène)
- Taylor Sheridan for Wind River, cinematography by Ben Richardson
Read or reread our interview with the cinematographer

Jury Prize (Prix du jury)
- Las hijas de Abril (The Girls of April), by Michel Franco, cinematography by Yves Cape, AFC, SBC
Read or reread our interview with the cinematographer

Cinéfondation Awards
Third Prize (Troisième Prix)
- Deux égarés sont morts, directed by Tommaso Usberti, cinematography by Mathieu Kauffmann (La Fémis, France)
Awards at the 49th Directors’ Fortnight

49th Directors’ Fortnight


SACD Prize for French-language Feature-Length Film (Prix SACD du long métrage francophone) (tied)
- Let the Sunshine In, by Claire Denis, cinematography by Agnès Godard, AFC, and
- Lover for a Day, by Philippe Garrel, cinematography by Renato Berta, AFC.
Read or reread our interview with Agnès Godard
Read or reread our interview, in French, with Renato Berta.

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