Commissioner Vassiliou salutes winners at Cannes Film Festival

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Commissioner Vassiliou salutes winners at Cannes Film Festival

Androulla Vassiliou congratulates Palme d'Or winner Terence Malick, for his film "The Tree of life" and the major success of EU-backed films at Cannes.

Several MEDIA-supported films were among the winners.

In the official competition, "Le gamin au vélo" (Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne) received the Grand Prix.

Kirsten Dunst was awarded Best Actress for her role in Melancholia (Lars Von Trier).

In the Quinzaine des réalisateurs - the parallel competition - 3 out of 4 prizes went to MEDIA-supported films:

  • "Les géants" (Bouli Lanners) received the Art Cinema Award and the SACD prize.
  • "Play" (Ruben Östlund) collected the Séance "Coup de Coeur" award.

"Le Havre" (Aki Kaurismäki) won the International Critics' Award from the International federation of Film Critics.

More information: MEDIA Programme
Cannes Film Festival

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