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Winners 2016 Cannes Film Festival

Written by: FFT Webmaster | May 24th, 2016

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The full list of winners below:


  • Palme d’Or: “I, Daniel Blake” (Ken Loach, U.K.)
  • Grand Prix: “It’s Only the End of the World” (Xavier Dolan, Canada-France)
  • Director (tie): Olivier Assayas, “Personal Shopper” (France), and Cristian Mungiu, “Graduation” (Romania)
  • Actor: Shahab Hosseini, “The Salesman” (Iran)
  • Actress: Jaclyn Jose, “Ma ‘Rosa” (Philippines)
  • Jury Prize: Andrea Arnold, “American Honey” (U.K.-U.S.)
  • Screenplay: Asghar Farhadi, “The Salesman” (Iran)


  • Palme d’Honneur: Jean-Pierre Léaud
  • Camera d’Or: “Divines” (Houda Benyamina, France-Qatar)
  • Short Films Palme d’Or: “Timecode” (Juanjo Jimenez, Spain)
  • Special Mention – Short Films Palme d’Or: “The Girl Who Danced With the Devil” (Joao Paulo Miranda Maria, Brazil)
  • Ecumenical Jury Prize: “It’s Only the End of the World” (Xavier Dolan, Canada-France)


  • Un Certain Regard Prize: “The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki” (Juho Kuosmanen, Finland)
  • Jury prize: “Harmonium” (Koji Fukada, Japan)
  • Director: Matt Ross, “Captain Fantastic” (United States)
  • Screenplay: Delphine and Muriel Coulin, “The Stopover” (France)
  • Special Jury Prize: Michael Dudok de Wit, “The Red Turtle” (France-Japan)


  • Art Cinema Award: “Wolf and Sheep” (Shahrbanoo Sadat)
  • Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers Prize: “The Together Project” (Solveig Anspach)
  • Europa Cinemas Label: “Mercernary” (Sacha Wolff)


  • Grand Prize: “Mimosas” (Oliver Saxe)
  • Visionary Prize: “Album” (Mehmet Can Mertoğlu)
  • Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers Prize: “Diamond Island” (Day Chou)


  • Competition: “Toni Erdmann” (Maren Ade, Germany-Austria)
  • Un Certain Regard: “Dogs” (Bogdan Mirică, Romania-France)
  • Critics’ Week: “Raw” (Julia Ducournau, France-Belgium)

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