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Cannes Films Festival 2015: French director Jacques Audiard bagged Palme d’Or

May 25, 2015 12:24 IST

French thriller Dheepan was honoured with the Palme d'Or top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on 24 May 2015. The film brings a spotlight on the plight of traumatised refugees building new lives.

Indian film Masaan directed by Neeraj Ghaywan won the Promizing Future Prize Ex-aequo at the festival.

List of awards at the Cannes Film Festival
Feature Films

Palme d'Or: Dheepan, directed by Jacques Audiard
Grand Prix: Saul Fia (Son of Saul), directed by Laszlo Nemes
Award for Best Director: Hou Hsiao-Hsien for Nie Yinniang (The Assassin)
Award for Best Screenplay: Michel Franco for Chronic
Award for Best Actress Ex-aequo: Emmanuelle Bercot in Mon Roi, directed by Maiwenn and Rooney Mara in Carol, directed by Todd Haynes
Award for Best Actor: Vincent Lindon in La Loi Du Marché (The Measure of a Man), directed by Stephane Brize
Jury Prize: The Lobster, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos

Short Films
Palme d'Or - Short Film: Waves '98 directed by Ely Dagher

Un Certain Regard
Un Certain Regard Prize: Hrútar (RAMS) directed by Grímur Hakonarson
Jury Prize - Un Certain Regard: Zvizdan (The High Sun) directed by Dalibor Matanic
Directing Prize of Un Certain Regard: Kishibe No Tabi (Journey to the Shore) directed by Kurosawa Kiyoshi
Un Certain Talent Prize: Comoara (The Treasure) directed by Corneliu Porumboiu

Promizing Future Prize Ex-aequo
• Nahid directed by Ida Panahandeh
• Masaan Directed by Neeraj Ghaywan

1st Prize Cinéfondation: Share directed by Pippa Bianco
2nd Prize Cinéfondation: Locas Perdidas (Lost Queens) directed by Ignacio Juricic Merillán
3rd Prize Cinéfondation Ex-aequo: Victor XX directed by Ian Garrido López
• The Return of Erkin directed by Maria Guskova

Golden camera
Camera d'or: La Tierra Y La Sombra directed by César Augusto Acevedo

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