Cannes 2015: All Winners and Awards!

The 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival is coming to an end. At a lavish closing ceremony in the Grand Théâtre Lumière, the Main Competition Jury presidents Joel and Ethan Coen revealed the names of the awarded. French actress Cécile de France had the honor of awarding the Palme d’or to the best of the 19 films in that were in Competition.

French director, photographer, artist and professor of film, AgnèB Varda received an honorary Palme d’or for her collected works in the medium.

Here are all of the winning films and artists of the 2015 Festival de Cannes:

In Competition: [Click here for all trailers and synopsis]

Palme d’Or: Dheepan, dir. Jacques Audiard
Grand Prix: Son of Saul, dir. László Nemes
Best Director: Hou Hsiao-hsien – The Assassin
Best Screenplay: Michel Franco – Chronic
Best Actress:
Rooney Mara – Carol
Emmanuelle Bercot – Mon roi
Best Actor: Vincent Lindon – The Measure of a Man
Jury Prize: The Lobster, dir. Yorgos Lanthimos


Un Certain Regard: [Click here for all trailers and synopsis]

Un Certain Regard Award: Rams, dir. Grímur Hákonarson
Un Certain Regard Jury Prize: The High Sun, dir. Dalibor Matanić
Un Certain Regard Award for Best Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa – Journey to the Shore
Prix Un Certain Talent: The Treasure, dir. Corneliu Porumboiu
Un Certain Regard Special Prize for Promising Future:
Nahid, dir. Ida Panahandeh
Masaan, dir. Neeraj Ghaywan


First PrizeShare, dir. Pippa Bianco
Second PrizeLost Queens, dir. Ignacio Juricic Merillán
Third PrizeThe Return of Erkin, dir. Maria Guskova; and Victor XX dir. Ian Garrido López

Golden Camera:

Caméra d’Or: Land and Shade, dir. César Augusto Acevedo

Short Films

Short Film Palme d’Or: Waves ’98, dir. Ely Dagher

Parallel sections:

International Critics’ Week

Nespresso Grand Prize: Paulina, dir. Santiago Mitre
France 4 Visionary Award: Land and Shade, dir. César Augusto Acevedo
SACD Award: Land and Shade, dir. César Augusto Acevedo
Sony CineAlta Discovery Award for Short Film: Chickenpox, dir. Fulvio Risuleo
Canal+ Award: Ramona, dir. Andrei Crețulescu
Gan Foundation Support for Distribution Award: The Wakhan Front, dir. Clément Cogitore

Directors’ Fortnight:

Art Cinema Award: Embrace of the Serpent, dir. Ciro Guerra
SACD Prize: My Golden Years, dir. Arnaud Desplechin
Europa Cinemas Label Award: Mustang, dir. Deniz Gamze Ergüven
Illy Prize for Short Film: Rate Me, dir. Fyzal Boulifa
Special Mention: The Exquisite Corpus, dir. Peter Tscherkassky

Independent awards


In Competition: Son of Saul, dir. László Nemes
Un Certain Regard: Masaan, dir. Neeraj Ghaywan
Parallel Sections: Paulina, dir. Santiago Mitre (International Critics’ Week)

Ecumenical Jury:

Prize of the Ecumenical Jury: My Mother, dir. Nanni Moretti
The Measure of a Man, dir. Stéphane Brizé
Taklub, dir. Brillante Mendoza

L’Œil d’or Jury

L’Œil d’or (Golden Eye)Beyond My Grandfather Allende by Marcia Tambutti Allende
Special MentionIngrid Bergman: In Her Own Words by Stig Björkman

Queer Palm Jury

Queer Palm AwardCarol by Todd Haynes
Special MentionThe Lobster by Yorgos Lanthimos
Short Film Queer PalmLost Queens by Ignacio Juricic Merillán

Palm Dog Jury

Palm Dog Award – Lucky the Maltipoo for Arabian Nights
Grand Jury Prize – “Bob” from The Lobster
Palm Dog Manitarian awardI Am a Soldier

Prix François Chalais

François Chalais PrizeSon of Saul, dir. László Nemes

Special award

Honorary Palme d’Or – Agnès Varda