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Cannes Film Festival Awards 2007

60th Cannes Film Festival - 2007 Awards

The 60th Cannes Film Festival ran between May 16-27.

The 60th Cannes Film Festival awards were announced on May 27, 2007.

Cannes 2007 winners - Article

Photos: © AFP / Festival de Cannes

 

Jane Fonda, Cristian Mungiu at Cannes 07

 

Official Competition:

Palme d’Or for Best Film: 4 luni, 3 saptamini si 2 zile / 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days by Cristian Mungiu (Romania)

Grand Prix: Mogari no mori / The Mourning Forest by Naomi Kawase (Japan)

Special Jury Prize (ex aequo): Stellet Licht by Carlos Reygadas (Mexico / France / The Netherlands) and Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud (France)

Best Director: Julian Schnabel for Le Scaphandre et le papillon / The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (France)

Best Actor: Konstantin Lavronenko for Izgnanie / The Banishment (Russia)

Alain Delon, Jeon do-yeong at Cannes 07

Best Actress: Jeon do-yeong for Secret Sunshine (South Korea)

Best Screenplay: Fatih Akin for Auf der anderen Seite / The Edge of Heaven (Germany / Turkey)

Special 60th Anniversary Award: Gus Van Sant for Paranoid Park (United States / France)

"Vulcain de l’Artiste-Technicien" Prize: Janusz Kaminski for Le Scaphandre et le papillon / The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (France)

 

Honorary Palme d’Or: Jane Fonda

 

Palme d’Or for Short Film: Ver llover / Watching It Rain by Elisa Miller (Mexico)

Honorable Mention: Run by Mark Albiston and Ah Ma / Grandma by Anthony Chen

 

Caméra d’Or for First Film: Meduzot / Jellyfish by Etgar Keret and Shira Geffen (Israel)

Honorable Mention: Control by Anton Corbijn (United Kingdom)

 

Un Certain Regard

Un Certain Regard Prize - Fondation Groupama Gan pour le Cinéma: California Dreamin’ (Nesfarsit) / California Dreamin’ (Endless) by Cristian Nemescu (Romania)

Special Jury Prize: Le Rêve de la nuit d’avant / Actrices / Actress by Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi (France)

Jury Coup de Cœur: Bikur hatizmoret / The Band’s Visit by Eran Kolirin (Israel / France)

 

Cinéfondation

1st Prize: Ahora todos parecen contentos / Now Everybody Looks Happy by Gonzalo Tobal (Argentina)

2nd Prize: Ru dao / Way Out by Chen Tao (China)

3rd Prize (ex aequo): A Reunion by Hong Sung-Hoon (South Korea) and Minus by Pavle Vuckovic (Serbia-Montenegro)

 

Directors’ Fortnight

Prix Regards Jeunes / Young Eyes Prize: Control by Anton Corbijn (United Kingdom)

Label Europa Cinéma Prize (best European film): Control by Anton Corbijn (United Kingdom)

Prix Art et Essai: Garage by Lenny Abrahamson (Ireland)

Honorable Mention: Control by Anton Corbijn (United Kingdom) and Gegenüber / Counterparts by Jan Bonny (Germany)

 

FIPRESCI (International Film Critics)

Official Competition: 4 luni, 3 saptamini si 2 zile / 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days by Cristian Mungiu (Romania)

Un Certain Regard: Bikur hatizmoret / The Band’s Visit by Eran Kolirin (Israel / France)

Critics’ Week and Directors’ Fortnight: Elle s’appelle Sabine / Her Name Is Sabine by Sandrine Bonnaire (France)

 

International Critics’ Week Grand Prize: XXY by Lucia Puenzo (Argentina)

SACD - French Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers: Meduzot / Jellyfish by Etgar Keret and Shira Geffen (Israel)

SACD Prize for Best Short Film in French: Même pas Mort by Claudine Natkin

Canal + Grand Prize for the Best Short Film: Madame Tutli-Putli by Chris Lavis and Maciek Sczerbowski (Canada)

Kodak Discovery Award for Best Short Film: Um Ramo by Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra (Brazil)

 

Ecumenical Jury Prize: Auf der anderen Seite / The Edge of Heaven by Fatih Akin (Germany / Turkey)

Youth Prize: Bikur hatizmoret / The Band’s Visit by Eran Kolirin (Israel / France)

French National Education Administration Prize: 4 luni, 3 saptamini si 2 zile / 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days by Cristian Mungiu (Romania)

Prix France-Culture for Career Achievement: Rithy Panh "for the intensity of his work and his commitment to the presentation of Cambodia’s cinematographic memory"

 

Juries:

Official competition:
Stephen Frears, President (Director - Great Britain)
Maggie Cheung (Actress - Hong Kong)
Toni Collette (Actress - Australia)
Maria de Medeiros (Actress, Director - Portugal)
Sarah Polley (Actress, Director - Canada)
Marco Bellocchio (Director - Italy)
Orhan Pamuk (Writer– Turkey)
Michel Piccoli (Actor, Director - France)
Abderrahmane Sissako (Director - Mauritania)

Cinéfondation and short films:
Jia Zhang ke, President (Director - China)
Niki Karimi (Actress - Iran)
Deborah Nadoolman Landis (Costume designer - USA)
J.M.G. Le Clezio (Writer - France)
Dominik Moll (Director - France)

Un Certain Regard: Pascale Ferran (president), Jasmine Trinca, Cristi Puiu, Kent Jones and Bian Qin.

Caméra d’or: Pavel Lounguine (president), Julie Bertucelli, Clotilde Courau and Renato Berta.

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