After two weeks of frenzied hypothesis about what may win the Palme d’Or on the 2017 Cannes Movie Pageant, the jury led by Pedro Almodovar handed its prime prize to a shock decide: The Sq., a Swedish artwork-world comedy directed by Ruben Ostlund and starring Claes Bang and Elisabeth Moss. Humorous movies not often take the highest prize right here and a number of other different crucial standouts had been given higher odds, together with the French AIDS drama one hundred twenty Beats Per Minute, awarded the Grand Prix prize for second place, and the Russian movie Loveless, which scored the third-place Jury Prize.
After a fifty six-yr run of the Greatest Director prize going to males, Sofia Coppola broke by means of this yr, taking that prize for her properly-acquired Southern thriller The Beguiled. She was one in every of many Hollywood figures to place in a very good displaying this yr, because the Greatest Actor prize went to Joaquin Phoenix for the kidnap thriller You Have been By no means Actually Right here, Diane Kruger took Greatest Actress for the terrorism drama Within the Fade, and Nicole Kidman, who had 4 tasks at Cannes, gained a particular prize awarded for the pageant’s seventieth anniversary. Two English-language movies tied for the screenplay award, too: The darkly comedian The Killing of a Sacred Deer, starring Kidman and Colin Farrell, and You Have been By no means Actually Right here. Learn the record of winners under.
Palme d’Or: The Sq., Ruben Östlund
Actor: Joaquin Phoenix, You Have been By no means Actually Right here
Actress: Diane Kruger, Within the Fade
Director: Sofia Coppola, The Beguiled
Particular Prize: Nicole…