Monday, May 29, 2017
Cannes Film Festival 2017
Art world satire The Square, directed by Ostlund has won the top prize at te Cannes film festival. The Swedish title was one of the 19 films competing for the prestigious Palme d'Or, in the 70 year of the festival on the French Riviera. Prizes also went to filmaker Lynee Ramsay and director Sofia Coppola. But the juror Jessica Chastain she was shocked on the way many of the films she saw at Cannes portrayed women. The winners are:- Palme d'Or The Square, Grand Prix BPM( beats per minute), Jury prize, Andrey, Helpless: 70th anniversary prize Nicole Kidman: Best director Sofia Coppola, bagguild: Besy actress Diana Kruger in the Fade: Best Actor Joaquin Phoenis, You were Never really here: Short film prize A gentle night Qui Yang.