Cannes 2019 film festival winners

Entertainment Desk Published: 26 May 2019, 09:50 AM
Cannes 2019 film festival winners
Spanish actor Antonio Banderas celebrates on stage on May 25, 2019 after he won the Best Actor Prize for his part in 'Dolor Y Gloria (Pain and Glory)' at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (AFP/Christophe Simon)

Following is a list of the prize-winners at the 72nd Cannes film festival:

- Palme d'Or: "Parasite" by Bong Joon-ho (South Korea)

- Grand Prix: "Atlantics" by Mati Diop (France)

- Jury Prize: "Les Miserables" by Ladj Ly (France) and "Nighthawk" by Kleber Mendonca Filho (Brazil) 

- Best director: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne (Belgium) for "Young Ahmed"

- Best actress: Emily Beecham (Britain) for "Little Joe"

- Best actor: Antonio Banderas (Spain) for "Pain and Glory"

- Special mention: "It Must Be Heaven" by Elia Suleiman 

- Best screenplay: "Portrait of a Lady on Fire" by Celine Sciamma (France)

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