Cannes on 22 May. /Specialist. corr. Ivan Batyrev TASS /. British director Ken Loach picture “I, Daniel Blake” (I, Daniel Blake) is recognized as the best in the end on Sunday the 69th Cannes Film Festival. This decision was announced the jury at the ceremony of announcement of winners at the Palais des Festivals on the Croisette
. “The Festival de Cannes – a very important event for the whole world Stay strong.” – Admonished French Ken Loach organizers of the show
“Palme d’Or” has received a social drama about the fate of the “little man.” The main character – an elderly carpenter Daniel Blake, who after a heart attack are forbidden to work. Once in a difficult situation, faced with the indifference of the state machine, the hero tries with dignity to continue to live.
Grand Prix of the 69th Cannes Film Festival has won a film by Canadian director Xavier Dolan “This is just the end of the world” (Juste la fin du monde).
After rising to the stage to receive the award, the young Canadian director barely hold back tears. “Everything we do in life, we do in order to be loved, to have accepted I will continue to make films all my life will love me or not.” – He said,
Hero. psychological drama Dolan – a successful young writer at a young age left the family home because of disagreements with the family on the basis of their sexual orientation. Many years later he returned to the house to let you know that he is terminally ill and will soon leave the life
The main role in the movie performed by the stars of French cinema -. Marion Cotillard, Vincent Cassel, Lea Seydoux. The script is based on a play by the French writer Jean-Luc Lagarsa, who himself died of AIDS in 1995.
Grand Prix -. It is the second most important award of the prestigious review after the “Palme d’Or”
<. h2> Best director
Awards for best director this year received just two filmmakers – French filmmaker Olivier Assayas and a representative of the Romanian Cristian Mungiu.
French director won the award for the film “Personal shopper” (Personal Shopper) about the life of a young American in Paris. She works as an assistant of one famous person, doing her wardrobe. The heroine does not like his job, but can not find a better way to earn a living in France. Once she begins to receive anonymous messages.
Mungiu won the award for the film “Bachelor” (Bacalaureat). In the center of the social drama of the story – the story of a provincial Romanian families where only daughter will have passed the final school exam in the bachelor’s degree. A high score will allow the girl to continue his studies in England, dream about her father. But on the eve of the main tests are flipped: before reaching the school a couple of steps, she is subjected to attempted rape and fails the exam
French director of Moroccan origin Hood Benjamin received for the film. ” Divine “(Divines) prize” Golden camera “.
This debut feature film devoted to Benjamin youth. The main heroine of the film – two adolescent girls who are best friends and live in one of the troubled suburbs in France
The Jury “Golden Camera” topped this year’s French director Catherine Corsini.. Along with it the fate of the awards decided French film critic Jean-Christophe Berzhon operator Jean-Marie Drezhu, head of the company Titra Film ( “credits of the film”) Isabelle Frille, as well as leading Russian film producer, president of the Open Russian Film Festival “Kinotavr” Alexander Rodnyansky.
The award “Golden camera” Cannes Film Festival awarded budding filmmakers for their first full-length feature films. The award is available to any of the films included in the official selection, including competition and non-competition pictures and movies from the “Un Certain Regard” program. This year, the prize claim 23 debut films.
Iranian actor Shahab Hosseini won the award for Best Actor.
award was awarded for the role Hosseini in “Salesman” (Forushande) Iranian director Asghar Farhadi. Social drama tells the story of 51-year-old man who after a 20-month job search took a new position, however, there arises an insoluble moral dilemma before him. From tough choices depends on whether it is to save with difficulty found a workplace can.
“I thank God for what I was given the opportunity to go through this evening. I know that my father is now in Heaven can see me. I thank the jury for this award, thank Asghar Farhadi for the opportunity to play the role, thanks to the whole team who worked on the film, for energy Finally, I know that this film owes its people, so I dedicate this victory to him. “- he said, Iranian actor to receive the award.
The social drama Farhadi refers to the classic play by American writer Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman.” That is the statement of the plot of the film rehearsing for amateur theater in Tehran, its main characters – the couple Amad and Rana, who performed the role of Shahab Hosseini and Taran Alida. Shortly after moving to a new apartment of their life changes dramatically due to the tragic incident at the new place of residence, which resulted in the wound gets to the hospital.
This film was additionally included in the program of the 69th Cannes Film Festival at the last time – a few weeks before it starts. On Saturday, she completed the screening the main competition program.
Awards for Best Actress was awarded Philippine actress Jaclyn Jose.
“I do not know, what to say … I did not expect this, “- said the actress greatly touched by
Jaclyn Jose awarded for a starring role in the Philippine director Brillante Mendoza.” Mama Rosa “(Ma’Rosa). Main picture of the heroine – a mother of four children, which holds a small café in one of the poorest districts of Manila. To make ends meet, they have a spouse are also involved in selling drugs.
British director Andrea Arnold won the Jury Prize for the film “American Honey” (American Honey).
at the heart of the story of the youth of the film – the story of an American girl, who had left his home and went to wander the Midwest with a company that sells magazine subscriptions. She soon falls into a completely new to young companies with new temptations and adventures.
For Arnold is the third in the career of the jury award in Cannes. Earlier, she received the prize in 2006 for his film “Red Road” (Red Road) and in 2009 for his film “Aquarium”.
“Honorary Palme” He received the renowned French actor Jean-Pierre Léaud. Prize for achievements in world cinema was awarded to him today at the closing ceremony of the film festival on the Croisette.
A creative way Leo is inextricably linked with the history of the Cannes Film Festival. For the first time he got there in 1959, playing in 14-year-old one of the roles in the film by François Truffaut’s “Four strokes” (Les 400 Coups, 1959). After that debut director has consistently invited the young actor and to work on his other paintings. Among them – “Antoine and Colette” (Antoine et Colette, 1962), “Stolen Kisses” (Baisers voles, 1968), “Family Hearth” (Domicile conjugal, 1970).
Surviving in 1960-70 -x’s flourishing acting fame, Jean-Pierre Léaud also actively starred in another cult director of the French “new wave” Jean-Luc Godard. In addition, in this period, Leo worked with the Italian masters of cinema Pier Paolo Pasolini and Bernardo Bertolucci.
This year at the Cannes Film Festival of 72-year-old Leo again appeared before the public as the first value of the actor. The program includes a special screening in Cannes premiere historical drama about the many days of agony of one of the greatest kings in the history of France, “The Death of Louis XIV” (La Mort de Louis XIV), which took the Catalan director Albert Serra. Jean-Pierre Léaud starred dying monarch.
“Honorary Palme” is awarded well-known directors and actors whose work enjoys worldwide undisputed authority, but which it never received the “Palme d’Or”. The prize was first awarded in 2002 – the winner of it then became Woody Allen. Since then, the award was given to only three more times: in 2009 it was awarded Clint Eastwood, in 2011 – Bernardo Bertolucci. At last year’s Cannes Film Festival “Honorary Palme” Agnes Varda received.
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