The curtain has come down on the 71st Festival de Cannes, which for the last 12 days has featured artists and films from all four corners of the globe on its screens. Onstage at the Grand Théâtre Lumière, the Master of Ceremonies, Edouard Baer, welcomed the Feature Film Jury presided over by Cate Blanchett, for the announcement of the 2018 winners.
Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku) directed by Kore-Eda Hirokazu
The Palme d’or was awarded by Cate Blanchett.
Blackkklansman directed by Spike Lee
The Grand Prix was awarded by Benicio Del Toro and Chang Chen.
Capharnaüm directed by Nadine Labaki
The Jury Prize was awarded by Gary Oldman and Léa Seydoux.
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR
Marcello Fonte in Dogman directed by Matteo Garrone
The Best Performance by an Actor Prize was awarded by Khadja Nin and Roberto Benigni.
BEST DIRECTOR PRIZE
Cold War (Zimna Wojna) directed by Pawel Pawlikowski
The Best Director Prize was awarded by Abderrahmane Sissako, Kristen Stewart and Denis Villeneuve.
BEST SCREENPLAY EX-ÆQUO
Alice Rohrwacher for Happy as Lazzaro (Lazzaro Felice)
Jafar Panahi for 3 Faces (Se Rokh)
The Best Screenplay Prizes were awarded by Robert Guédiguian and Chiara Mastroianni.
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS
Samal Yeslyamova in Ayka directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy
The Best Performance by an Actress Prize was awarded by Ava Duvernay and Asia Argento.
SPECIAL PALME D’OR
Image Book (Le Livre D’image) directed by Jean-Luc Godard
The Special Palme d’or was awarded by Cate Blanchett.
The event culminated on the Red Carpet, where the prizewinners and jury were treated to a live musical surprise by Sting and Shaggy!