Jury announces Un Certain Regard Awards winners at Cannes 2016

Credit: Ameyaw Debrah

Credit: Ameyaw Debrah

Certain Regard 2016 presented in competition 18 films hailing from 20 different countries. Seven of the works were first films. The Opening film was ESHTEBAK (Clash) by Mohamed Diab.
Under the presidency of Marthe Keller (actress – Switzerland), the Jury was comprised of Jessica Hausner (director, producer – Austria), Diego Luna (actor, director, producer – Mexico), Ruben Östlund (director – Sweden) and Céline Sallette (actress – France).

“The jury was honored and delighted to have been charged with a delicate task, given thelevel of work in the Selection 2016. Every film turned out to be rich in cinematic discoveries and insights into our world, addressing themes of family, politics and culturaldifferences.”
– The Jury

Prize of Un Certain Regard
HYMYILEVÄ MIES
(The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki)
by Juho Kuosmanen

Jury Prize
FUCHI NI TATSU
(Harmonium)
by Fukada Kôji

Prize for Best Director
Matt Ross
for CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

Prize for Best Screenplay
Delphine Coulin & Muriel Coulin
for VOIR DU PAYS (The Stopover)

Un Certain Regard Special Prize
LA TORTUE ROUGE
(The Red Turtle)
by Michael Dudok de Wit

Credit: Ameyaw Debrah

 

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