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Cannes Film Festival 2012 first Round Winners

Written by Liam Apter on May 28, 2012

Today the Cannes Film Festival has come to a close. The film selection is over and now the judges must deliberate over who will win the coveted Palm D’or. However, they have released the first round of winners under the ‘Un Certain Regard’ category. They certainly deem a look into, given the quality of the films. The judging was overseen by well known British actor Tim Roth, who starred in the most recent Hulk film as The Hulk.

To give you a little taste of what is going to be ‘hot’ in the coming months in independent cinema, listed below are the winners:

Un Certain Regard Special Distinction
DJECA (CHILDREN OF SARAJEVO) directed by Aida BEGIC

Un Certain Regard Award for Best Actress
À PERDRE LA RAISON played by Emilie DEQUENNE
LAURENCE ANYWAYS played by Suzanne CLÉMENT

Un Certain Regard Special Jury Prize
LE GRAND SOIR directed by Gustave KERVERN, Benoît DELÉPINE.

Prize of Un Certain Regard
DESPUÉS DE LUCIA directed by Michel FRANCO

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