Sunday, May 25, 2008

Entre Les Murs wins the Palme d' Or- Cannes 2008 Winners

Supriya Suri, Fr

France wins its first Palme d' or in 21 years, Laurent Cantet, documentary on the life of a French schoolteacher, based on the autobiographical novel by Francois Begaudeau won the coveted award, here's an update on the winners of the Cannes film festival 2008:



* Palme d'Or( Golden Palm)- Entre les murs (Between the walls) is a work of contemporary fiction by writer Francois Begaudea.


Grand Prix - Matteo Garrone - Gomorra

Prix d'interprétation féminine(Best Actress) - Sandra Corveloni(Line of Passage)

Prix d'interprétation masculine(Best Actor) - Benico
del toro (Che -Steven Soderbergh)

Prix de la mise en scène( Best Director) - Nuri Bilge Ceylan(Three Monkeys)

Prix du scénario (Best Screenplay)- Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne -Le Silence de Lorna


Prix du Jury - Paolo Sorrentino's( Il Divo)


Special Award: Catherine Deneuve, who stars in Un Certain Regard's "Je Veux Voir, Clint East Wood


* Palme d'Or du court métrage(Best Short Film)- Megatron by Marian Crisan

* Caméra d'Or- HUNGER (Steve McQueen)

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