On Sunday night the Festival handed out the awards for the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, with the competition jury headed by Robert De Niro.
THE TREE OF LIFE by Terrence MALICK
BIR ZAMANLAR ANADOLU’DA (Once Upon A Time In Anatolia) by Nuri Bilge CEYLAN
THE KID WITH A BIKE by Jean-Pierre & Luc DARDENNE
Award for Best Director
Nicolas WINDING REFN for DRIVE
POLISS by MAÏWENN
Award for Best Actor
Jean DUJARDIN in THE ARTIST by Michel HAZANAVICIUS
Award for Best Actress
Kirsten DUNST in MELANCHOLIA by Lars von TRIER
Award for Best Screenplay
Joseph CEDAR for FOOTNOTE
LAS ACACIAS by Pablo GIORGELLI presented during CRITICS' WEEK
UN CERTAIN REGARD
UN CERTAIN REGARD PRIZE Ex-æquo
ARIRANG by KIM Ki-Duk
HALT AUF FREIER STRECKE (Stopped on Track) by Andreas DRESEN
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
ELENA by Andrey ZVYAGINTSEV
AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
BÉ OMID É DIDAR (Au revoir) by Mohammad RASOULOF
The Jury of the CST also awarded the "PRIX VULCAIN DE L’ARTISTE-TECHNICIEN" to:
José Luis ALCAINE, for his work on lighting to support the storyline in the film, LA PIEL QUE HABITO by Pedro ALMODÓVAR.
Special Distinction: Joe BINI and Paul DAVIES for WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN by Lynne RAMSAY.
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