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2011 Award Winners

By CannesGuide Editor, Posted 23-May-2011

On Sunday night the Festival handed out the awards for the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, with the competition jury headed by Robert De Niro.

FEATURE FILMS

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

THE KID WITH A BIKE by Jean-Pierre & Luc DARDENNE

Award for Best Director
Nicolas WINDING REFN for DRIVE

Jury Prize
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


CAMERA D'OR
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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