Blue takes gold at Cannes – movieScope
The Palme d’Or went to La Vie d’Adèle – Chapitre 1 & 2 (Blue Is The Warmest Colour) by Abdellatif Kechiche starring Adèle Exarchopoulos & Léa Seydoux. The Grand Prix went to Ethan and Joel Coen’s Inside Llewyn Davis. Amat Escalante took home the Award for Best Director, for Heli. Soshite Chichi Ni Naru (Like Father, Like Son) by Kore-Eda Hirokazu was awarded the Jury Prize. Best Screenplay was awarded to Jia Zhangke for Tian Zhu Ding (A Touch Of Sin); Best Actress went to Bérénice Bejo in Le Passé (The Past) by Asghar Farhadi, while Best Actor went to Bruce Dern in Nebraska by Alexander Payne. Camera d’Or went went to Ilo Ilo by Anthony Chen, which screened in the Directors’ Fortnight. In the Short Film Competition the Palme d’Or winner was Safe by Moon Byoung-gon.
The Jury of the CST has awarded the Prix Vulcain de l’Artiste-Technicien to Antoine Heberlé, director of photography for the film Grigis (directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun), “for showing remarkable finesse and humility, with the sole intention of serving the film, in conditions that we imagine were very difficult.”
Jérôme Salle’s Zulu, starring Orlando Bloom and Forest Whitaker, was screened at the end of the ceremony.