BlacKkKlansman
BlacKkKlansman

The 71st Cannes Film Festival came to a close today, with the announcement of the 2018 winners, decided by the Feature Film Jury presided over by Cate Blanchett.  Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku directed by Kore-Eda Hirokazu was awarded the Palme d’or and BlacKkKlansman by Spike Lee won the Grand Prix.

FEATURE FILMS

MANBIKI KAZOKU(Shoplifters) by KORE-EDA Hirokazu
MANBIKI KAZOKU(Shoplifters) by KORE-EDA Hirokazu

PALME D’OR

MANBIKI KAZOKU (Shoplifters) by KORE-EDA Hirokazu
After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them…

GRAND PRIX

BLACKKKLANSMAN (BlacKkKlansman) by Spike LEE

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and almost became the head of the local chapter.

JURY PRIZE

CAPHARNAÜM (Capernaum) by Nadine LABAKI

INT. COURTROOM
ZAIN, a 12-year-old boy, faces THE JUDGE.
THE JUDGE: Why are you suing your own parents?
ZAIN: For giving me life.

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR

Marcello FONTE in DOGMAN by Matteo GARRONE

BEST DIRECTOR

ZIMNA WOJNA (Cold War) by Pawel PAWLIKOWSKI

BEST SCREENPLAY (tie)

Alice ROHRWACHER for LAZZARO FELICE (Happy as Lazzaro)

Jafar PANAHI for SE ROKH (3 Faces)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS

Samal YESLYAMOVA in AYKA by Sergey DVORTSEVOY

SPECIAL PALME D’OR

LE LIVRE D’IMAGE (The Image book) by Jean-Luc GODARD

SHORT FILMS

PALME D’OR

ALL THESE CREATURES by Charles WILLIAMS

MENTION DISTINCTION BY THE JURY

YAN BIAN SHAO NIAN (On the order) by WEI Shujun

CAMÉRA D’OR

GIRL by Lukas DHONT presented at UN CERTAIN REGARD

The CST Jury decided to award the VULCAIN PRIZE FOR ARTIST-TECHNICIAN to: SHIN Joom-Hee artistic director, of BURNING for his exceptional contribution to the portrayal of his characters.

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