“Blue Is The Warmest Color” wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

“Blue Is The Warmest Color” wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

PanARMENIAN.Net - Abdellatif Kechiche's Blue Is The Warmest Color took the Palme d'Or at the closing ceremony for the festival, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Mistress of ceremonies Audrey Tautou presided over the event, while one of the most illustrious juries in recent memory handed out the awards. President Steven Spielberg and his jury of Oscar winners Nicole Kidman, Ang Lee and Christoph Waltz along with Daniel Auteuil, Cristian Mungiu, Lynne Ramsay, Vidya Balan and Naomi Kawase picked the prizes from this year’s selection of 20 films.

Palme d’Or: Abdellatif Kechiche, Blue Is The Warmest Color Grand Prix: Coen Brothers, Inside Llewyn Davis Best Director: Amat Escalante, Heli Best Screenplay: Jia Zhangke, A Touch of Sin Best Actress: Berenice Bejo, The Past Best Actor: Bruce Dern, Nebraska Jury Prize: Hirokazu Kore-eda, Like Father, Like Son Camera d'Or: Anthony Chen, Ilo Ilo

The ceremony is to be followed by a screening of closing film Zulu, premiering out of competition, and a private beachside dinner.

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