Pawel Pawlikowski awarded for UK co-production
Congratulations to Pawel Pawlikowski who was awarded the prize for Best Director for his Polish-UK-French co-production Cold War (Zimna wojna). The film, shot in black and white and in academy ratio has drawn comparisons to his previous film Ida which won best foreign language feature at both the Oscars and the BAFTAs in 2015.
The coveted Palme d’Or was awarded to Kore-Eda Hirokazu for his film Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku). Spike Lee has won the Grand Prix for his film BlackKklansman and the Jury Prize went to Nadine Labaki’s Capharnaüm.
In other UK film news short film Inanimate by Lucia Bulgheroni, a student at the National Film and Television School (NFTS) was awarded the third prize at the Cinéfondation and in Directors’ Fortnight Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan’s US/UK co-produced Skip Day was awarded the Short Film Prize.
Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku) by Kore-Eda Hirokazu
BlackKklansman by Spike LEE
Capharnaüm by Nadine LABAKI
Cold War (Zimna Wojna) by Pawel Pawlikowski
BEST SCREENPLAY EX-ÆQUO
Alice Rohrwacher for Lazzaro Felice (Happy as Lazzaro)
Jafar Panahi for Se Rokh (3 Faces)
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS
Samal Yeslyamova in AYKA directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR
Marcello Fonte in Dogman directed by Matteo Garrone
SPECIAL PALME D’OR
Le Livre D’image (The Image Book) by Jean-Luc Godard
PALME D'OR for Short Film
All These Creatures by by Charles Williams
Girl by Lukas Dhont presented at Un Certain Regard
Inanimate by Lucia Belgheroni
DIRECTOR'S FORTNIGHT PRIX ILLY SHORT FILM PRIZE
Skip Day by Ivete Lucas & Patrick Bresnan
* 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.