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Cannes Film Festival 2010: Winners

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Written by Rollo Tomasi

The 63rd Cannes Film Festival/Festival de Cannes has come to a close and the Cannes 2010 Awards Winners have been announced. Below you will find a full listing of this year’s winners. 

Palme d’Or (Golden Palm): “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Thailand)

Grand Prize: “Of Gods and Men” by Xavier Beauvois (France)

Jury Prize: “A Screaming Man” by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (Chad)

Special Jury Prize: Adela Sanzhez, Eva Bianco & Victoria Rapos, “Los Labios”

Best Director: Mathieu Amalric for “On Tour” (France)

Best Actor: Javier Bardem, “Biutiful” (Mexico) and Elio Germano, “La Nostra Vita” (Italy)

Best Actress: Juliette Binoche, “Certified Copy” (Iran)

Best Screenplay: Lee Chang-Dong, “Poetry” (Korea)

Camera d’Or (first-time director): “Ano Bisiesto” by Michael Rowe (Mexico)

Best short film: “Chienne d’Histoire” by Serge Avedikian (France)

Cinefondation Award: “The Painting Sellers / Taulukauppiaat” by Juho Kuosmanen (Finland)

Un Certain Regard Jury Prize: “Octubre / October” by Diego Vega (Peru)

International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) Prize:  “Tournée / On Tour” by Mathieu Amalric (France)

Ecumenical Jury Prize: “Des hommes et des Dieux / Of Gods and Men” by Xavier Beauvois

Queer Palm Award: “Kaboom” by Gregg Araki

Source: AltFilmGuide, Blog.Indiewire

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