Tim Roth's Cannes' Un Certain Regard Jury Goes for "Despues de Lucia," "Le Grand Soir," Two Best Actresses

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by Anne Thompson
May 26, 2012 4:55 PM
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"Despues de Lucia"
Tim Roth's jury for Cannes sidebar Un Certain Regard, which screened 20 films directed by 26 directors hailing from 17 countries, four of them first-timers eligible for the Camera d'Or, awarded the following prizes:


PRIZE OF UN CERTAIN REGARD

DESPUÉS DE LUCIA by Michel FRANCO

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE

LE GRAND SOIR by Benoît DELÉPINE and Gustave KERVERN

UN CERTAIN REGARD AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS

Suzanne CLÉMENTfor her performance in LAURENCE ANYWAYS directed by Xavier DOLAN

UN CERTAIN REGARD AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS

Emilie DEQUENNE for her performance in ÀPERDRE LA RAISON directed by Joachim LAFOSSE           

SPECIAL DISTINCTION OF THE JURY

DJECA by Aida BEGI (Children of Sarajevo)


The jury was led by actor-director Tim Roth and also included actress Leïla Bekhti, Sylvie Pras (head of cinema - Centre Pompidou Paris, artistic director - La Rochelle Festival), director-producer Tonie Marshall, and Argentinian critic Luciano Monteagudo. “This was an extraordinarily strong group of films and our deliberations were passionate," stated Roth. "The filmmakers never once failed us! Incredible!”
 

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