The 64th annual Cannes Film Festival closed yesterday, Sunday, May 22, 2011. Below is a list of winners in the category “In Competition,” the 20 films competing for the festival’s top prize, the Palme d'Or.
IN COMPETITION winners:
Palme D’Or: The Tree of Life by Terrence Malick
Grand Prix: Bir Zamanlar Anadolu’da (Once Upon A Time In Anatolia) by Nuri Bilge Ceylan and The Kid With a Bike by Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
Award for Best Director: Nicolas Winding Refn for Drive
Jury Prize: Poliss by Maiwenn
Award for Best Actor: Jean Dujardin in The Artist
Award for Best Actress: Kirsten Dunst in Melancholia
Award for Best Screenplay: Joseph Cedar for Footnote
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