Sunday, May 26, 2013

2013 Cannes Film Festival - Award Winners

The 66th Cannes Film Festival comes to an end today with the closing awards ceremony followed by the screening of the closing film, Zulu by Jérôme Salle.

Read on for the full list of awards presented at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival:

Official Competition
La Vie d'Adèle - Chapitre 1 & 2 (Blue is the Warmest Colour)
  • This year's nine member competition jury was led by American filmmaker Steven Spielberg who judged the films alongside actress Nicole Kidman, director Lynne Ramsay, actress Vidya Balan, actor Daniel Auteuil, actor Christoph Waltz, director Ang Lee, director Naomi Kawase, and director Cristian Mungiu.

    Quotes from the post festival jury press conference:

    "For me, the film is a great love story. The fact that it made all of us feel privileged to be invited to see this story of deep love and heartbreak evolve from the beginning in a wonderful way where time stood still. We were absolutely spellbound by the performances and the way the director observed his players. Whether or not it plays in the United States, that was not a criteria for any of our choices. We just were really happy that somebody had the courage to tell the story the way they told it." Steven Spielberg on the winning film.
    "We are all from very different places, yet we were able to come to a unanimous consensus on at least three of the critically important choices." Steven Spielberg
    "It went beyond the politics. It went beyond just a lesbian love affair. Everyone could identify with it. I thought that was very special." Lynne Ramsay
    "It's all said. Just drop it. It's a love story." Christoph Waltz
    "We were trying to give awards to cinema, not for political statements. When you forget that you are in the theatre, and you see that life is next to you and on the screen at the same time. When you forget for a second that this is a film, this is something that speaks to you." Cristian Mungiu
Palme d'Or
  • La Vie d'Adèle - Chapitre 1 & 2 (Blue is the Warmest Colour)
    directed by Abdellatif Kechiche
    actresses Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos
Grand Prix
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
    directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Prix du Jury (Jury Prize)
  • Soshite Chichi Ni Naru そして父になる (Like Father, Like Son)
    directed by Kore-eda Hirokazu
Prix de la mise en scene (Best Director)
  • Amat Escalante
    for Heli
Prix d'interpretation masculine (Best Actor)
  • Bruce Dern
    for his performance in Nebraska
    directed by Alexander Payne
Prix d'interpretation feminine (Best Actress)
  • Bérénice Bejo
    for her performance in Le Passé (The Past)
    directed by Asghar Farhadi
Prix du scenario (Best Screenplay)
  • Tian Zhu Ding 天注定 (A Touch of Sin)
    written and directed by Jia Zhangke
Palme d'Or du court metrage (Best Short Film)
  • Safe
    directed by Byoung-Gon Moon
    South Korea
Special Mention (Short Film)
  • 37°4 S
    directed by Adriano Valerio
Special Mention (Short Film)
  • Hvalfjordur (Whale Valley)
    directed by Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson
    Denmark, Iceland
Caméra d'Or (Best First Feature Film)
  • 爸妈不在家 (Ilo Ilo)
    directed by Anthony Chen
    screened in the Directors' Fortnight
Un Certain Regard
The Missing Picture
  • This year's five member jury was led by Thomas Vinterberg who was joined by actress Ludivine Sagnier, actress Zhang Ziyi, producer Enrique Gonzales Macho, and festival director Ilda Santiago.
Prix Un Certain Regard (Best Film)
  • L'Image Manquante (The Missing Picture)
    directed by Rithy Panh
Prix du Jury (Special Jury Prize)
  • Omar
    directed by Hany Abu-Assad
Prix de la mise en scène (Best Director)
  • Alain Guiraudie for
    L'Inconnu du Lac (Stranger by the Lake)
Prix de l'avenir (Best First Film)
  • Fruitvale Station
    directed by Ryan Coogler
Prix Un Certain Talent
  • The ensemble cast of La Jaula de Oro (The Golden Cage)
    directed by Diego Quemada-Diez
45th Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs)
Les Garçons et Guillaume
  • Created by the French Directors Guild in 1969, the Directors' Fortnight is a parallel section distinguished by its focus on independent and eclectic filmmaking.
Arte Cinema Prize (Best Feature)
  • Les Garçons et Guillaume, à table! (Me Myself and Mum)
    directed by Guillaume Gallienne
    France, Belgium
Label Europa Cinemas Prize (Best European Film)
  • The Selfish Giant
    directed by Clio Barnard
SACD Prize (Best French Language Film)
  • Les Garçons et Guillaume, à table! (Me Myself and Mum)
    directed by Guillaume Gallienne
    France, Belgium
Special Mention
  • Tip Top
    directed by Serge Bozon
Illy Prize (Best Short Film)
  • Gambozinos (A Wild Goose Chase)
    directed by João Nicolau
Special Mention (Short Film)
  • Pouco mais de um mês (About a Month)
    directed by André Novais Oliveira
Carrosse d'or (Golden Carriage)
  • Jane Campion
    New Zealand
52nd International Critic's Week (Semaine de la Critique)
  • The International Critic's Week began in 1962 as a parallel competitive section to the Cannes Film Festival and serves as a showcase for discovering new talent by presenting first and second feature films from directors around the world.
Nespresso Grand Prize 10,000€
  • Salvo
    directed by Fabio Grassadonia & Antonio Piazza
    Italy, France

    Jury: Miguel Gomes, Dennis Lim, Alin Tasciyan, Alex Vicente, Neil Young
Special Mention
  • Los Dueños
    directed by Agustín Toscano & Ezequiel Radusky
France 4 Visionary Award 4,000€
  • Salvo
    directed by Fabio Grassadonia & Antonio Piazza
    Italy, France

    Jury: Mia Hansen-Love, Luo Jin, Eren Odabasi, Thiago Stivaletti, Simon Pellegry
SACD Prize 4,000€
  • Le Démantèlement
    directed by Sébastien Pilote

    Jury: Laurent Heynemann, Christine Laurent, Arthur Joffé, Jean Marboeuf
Canal+ Award (Best Short Film)
  • Pleasure
    directed by Ninja Thyberg

    Jury: Pascale Faure, Brigitte Pardo
Discovery Award (Short Film)
  • Come and Play
    directed by Daria Belova

    Jury: Mia Hansen-Love, Brad Deane, Savina Neirotti, Johannes Palmroos, Torna Tee
16th Cinéfondation
  • Created in 1998, the Cinéfondation is dedicated to provide inspiration and support to the next generation of filmmakers. Three prizes are awarded to the best short and medium length student films in the selection.

    This year's five member jury was led by filmmaker Jane Campion, accompanied by actress Nicoletta Braschi, director Maji-da Abdi, director Semih Kaplanoglu, and actress Nandita Das.
First Prize €15,000
  • Needle
    directed by Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, Art Institute of Chicago
Second Prize €11,250
  • Waiting for the Thaw
    directed by Sarah Hirtt, INSAS
Third Prize €7,500
  • In the Fishbowl
    directed by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu, UNATC
  • Pandas
    directed by Matús Vizar, FAMU
    Czech Republic
Independent Awards
FIPRESCI In Competition
  • La Vie d'Adèle - Chapitre 1 & 2 (Blue is the Warmest Colour)
    directed by Abdellatif Kechiche
FIPRESCI Un Certain Regard
  • Manuscripts Don't Burn
    directed by Mohammad Rasoulof
FIPRESCI Directors' Fortnight
  • Blue Ruin
    directed by Jeremy Saulnier
  • FIPRESCI is the International Federation of Film Critics, and their jury awards prizes to the best film in each of the two main sections as well as one film from the parallel sections.
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
  • Le Passé (The Past)
    directed by Asghar Farhadi
Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention
  • Miele
    directed by Valeria Golino
  • Soshite Chichi Ni Naru (Like Father, Like Son)
    directed by Kore-Eda Hirokazu
  • The Ecumenical Jury are an independent jury of Christian film makers, critics, and professionals whose goal is to "honour works of artistic quality which witnesses to the power of film to reveal the mysterious depths of human beings through what concerns them, their hurts and failings as well as their hopes."
François Chalais Prize
  • Grand Central
    directed by Rebecca Zlotowski, screened in Un Certain Regard
François Chalais Special Mention
  • La Jaula de Oro
    directed by Diego Quemada-Diez, screened in Un Certain Regard
  • The François Chalais Prize is presented to the film most dedicated to the values of life affirmation and of journalism.
Trophée Chopard
  • Blanca Suárez
  • Jeremy Irvine
  • The Chopard Trophy is an award given to the year's male and female 'revelations of cinema' at the Cannes Film Festival. It is presented by the Swiss jewelry company Chopard (in collaboration with the magazine Studio) who has sponsored the award since 2001.
Queer Palm
  • L'Inconnu du Lac (Stranger by the Lake)
    directed by Alain Guiraudie
  • Jury: João Pedro Rodrigues, Daniel Dreifuss, Annie Maurette, Nicolas Gilson, Michel Reilhac
  • Created in 2010, the Queer Palm awards the best LGBT themed film in the festival.
Palm Dog
  • Baby Boy in Behind the Candelabra
    directed by Steven Soderbergh, screened in Official Competition
  • Created in 2001, the Palm Dog Award is presented to the best performance by a canine during the festival.
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Unknown said...

Once again, excellent Cannes coverage BT! It's like I was almost there!

Unknown said...

Great coverage. I'm surprised Spielberg and his jury chose "Blue is the Warmest Colour" which makes me want to see it. I'm glad they picked some good winners while I'm happy that Bruce Dern and Berenice Bejo got the acting awards. An overall great Cannes.

Unknown said...

Fantastic coverage BT. I'm really excited about Blue is the Warmest colour. Lots of great films here to follow up with.

Unknown said...

I knew nothing about Blue is The Warmest Color before Cannes, always great when a festival can introduce people to something new. Thanks for all the coverage, BT

Unknown said...

Thanks for all the coverage! I've just got back from being in Paris all weekend and I every time I turned the TV on in the hotel, they were talking about Cannes. I wish it was like that here in UK!

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