For 12 days, the 72nd edition of the Festival de Cannes has celebrated artists and films from different perspectives, making cinema a celebration of discovery and reunions shared all around the world. Tonight, on the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, Édouard Baer, the Master of Ceremonie, welcomed the Feature Films Jury headed by Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu to announce the 2019 Awards.
Gisaengchung (Parasite) directed by Bong Joon-Ho
The Palme d’or was awarded by Catherine Deneuve and Alejandro González Iñárritu.
Atlantique (Atlantics) directed by Mati Diop
The Grand Prix was awarded by Sylvester Stallone.
BEST DIRECTOR PRIZE
Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne for Le Jeune Ahmed (Young Ahmed)
The Best Director Prize was awarded by Viggo Mortensen.
JURY PRIZE EX-ÆQUO
Les Misérables directed by Ladj Ly and Bacurau directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho & Juliano Dornelles
The Jury Prizes were awarded by Michael Moore.
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR
Antonio Banderas in Dolor Y Gloria directed by Pedro Almodóvar
The Best Performance by an Actor Prize was awarded by Zhang Ziyi.
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS
Emily Beecham in Little Joe directed by Jessica Hausner
The Best Performance by an Actress Prize was awarded by Reda Kateb.
Céline Sciamma for Portrait De La Jeune Fille En Feu (Portrait of Lady On Fire)
The Best Screenplay Prize was awarded by Gael García Bernal.
To Elia Suleiman for It Must Be Heaven
The Special Mention was awarded by Chiara Mastroianni.
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