Home Celebrity Cannes Winners Announced: Grand Prize Goes to Holocaust Drama Son of Saul;...

The awards are being announced now. As I predicted on Twitter, Vincent Lindon won Best Actor, Emmanuelle Bercot won Best Actress (tied with Rooney Mara).


“The Lobster” has won the Jury Prize. Rooney Mara, from “Carol” and Emmanuelle Bercot, have tied for Best Actress. Mara co-stars in “Carol” with Cate Blanchett. It’s a Weinstein movie set for December release. Bercot stars in “Mon Roi.” Screenplay to Chronic; First Feature to Colombian Film; Short Film is Waves 98.

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Grand Prize goes to Son of Saul, a Holocaust drama that will be released in the US by Sony Pictures Classics.

Palme D’or to “Deephan” by Jacques Audiard, a Cannes favorite, for a film about Sri Lankan refugees in Paris.

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