Cannes Winners Announced: Grand Prize Goes to Holocaust Drama Son of Saul; Palme D’or to Refugee Film;Tie for Best Actress Rooney Mara, Emmanuelle Bercot
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).
#Cannes Excl. French actors Vincent London and Emmanuelle Bercot are tipped to win Best Actor and Best Actress tonight. Awards begin soon
— Showbiz 411 (@showbiz411) May 24, 2015
“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.
Hou Hsiao-Hsien wins #Cannes Best Director Palme for THE ASSASSIN
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.