|金棕榈奖||《孩子》||Jean-pierre Dardenne、Luc Dardenne||比利时|
|最佳男演员奖||《艾斯卡达的三次葬礼》||Tommy Lee Jones||美国|
- L’Enfant (Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne)
- A History of Violence (David Cronenberg)
- Bashing (Kobayashi Masahiro)
- Battle in Heaven (Carlos Reygadas)
- Broken Flowers (Jim Jarmusch)
- Don’t Come Knocking (Wim Wenders)
- Election (Johnnie To)
- Free Zone (Amos Gitai)
- Caché (Michael Haneke)
- Kilometre Zero (Hiner Saleem)
- Last Days (Gus Van Sant)
- Lemming (Dominik Moll)
- Manderlay (Lars von Trier)
- Once You’re Born You Can No Longer Hide (Marco Tullio Giordana)
- Shanghai Dreams (Wang Xiaoshuai)
- Sin City (Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller)
- Tale of Cinema (Hong Sangsoo)
- The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (Tommy Lee Jones)
- Three Times (Hou Hsiao Hsien)
- To Paint Or to Make Love (Jean-Marie Larrieu, Arnaud Larrieu)
- Where the Truth Lies (Atom Egoyan)
|Morgan Freeman and Hilary Swank – last seen together in Clint Eastwood’s Million Dollar Baby – were the duo who presented the Palme d’Or of this 58th Edition of the Cannes Festival to Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne for The Child.
The brothers began by thanking the Jury for having appreciated their film, “Thank you very much! Thanks to all those who participated in this adventure. We would like to especially share this with the lead actors of the film Jérémie Rénier and Déborah François. A big thanks to both of you. Thanks also to our French producer Denis Freyd who was so important to the film. We would like to dedicate this Palme to Florence Aubenas and her guide Hussein Hanoun, who are still held hostage in Iraq.”
The Belgian brothers were the last to answer questions at the press conference for the award-winners. “Labels are never good. It’s the same problem for all filmmakers who make works of art; one has to be careful to not fall into a mold and that’s what we hope to not do and so the label ‘social’ or others is food for the press. Labels are practical sometimes, but we hope that the film goes beyond them.”
|Fanny Ardant presented the Grand Prix to director Jim Jarmusch for his film Broken Flowers.
“I’m speechless,” exclaimed Jarmusch. “It’s a great honor to accept this prize on behalf of all those who worked on this film. When making a film, all the cast and crew are on equal footing. Thanks to all who made this film possible, especially Bill Murray. Without him, the screeplay would never have been written. And I thank this very strange Jury and the Festival who have also welcomed my work here throughout the years, to Thierry Frémaux, and Gilles Jacob who is one of the great gentlemen on the planet.”
He added, “I would also like to say quickly that I do not believe in competition for artistic works. It’s already an honor to be selected in the competition and to be here next to such great directors as Atom Egoyan, David Cronenberg, Amos Gitaï, Lars Von Trier, Gus Van Sant, Johnnie To and Mr. Hou Hsiao-Hsien as I am one of his students, Wim Wenders who has been so generous with me when I began making movies 20 years ago and Robert Rodriguez. I accept this award in the name of all filmmakers who follow their heart and make films that interpret their vision. We are part of the same family and it’s an honor to be included in this family.”
|Ralph Fiennes presented the Prix d’Interprétation Féminine, or Best Actress award, to Hanna Laslo for her performance in Free Zone by Amos Gitai.
“I am very moved, it is overwhelming to be up here on stage,” declared the actress. “I would like to share this award with Amos Gitaï, my director who gave me the opportunity to be in his film and who believed in me. I would also like to share this prize with my mother, who is a Holocaust survivor of Auschwitz. I have a special thought for Holocaust survivors everywhere and victims in general, notably Israelis and Palestinians. It’s high time we come together and try to work out solutions to this problem.”
In the press conference for the award-winners, actress Hanna Laslo talked about acting with Amos: “One good thing about the movie is that it touches political subjects which is boring, because we see Israel in the news, but the only way to touch the subject is with humor in a way of human humor and I think it is a combination. All is not dramatic, it’s not heavy dramatic. My character sees the funny things in life…Amos is an unexpected director and what I like about him is that the script is like a recommendation and he’s expecting you to create and he likes improvisation.”
|Penelope Cruz presented Tommy Lee Jones with the Prix d’interprétation masculine, or Best Actor award, for his performance in the film he also directed, The Three Burials Of Melquiades Estrada .
Accepting the award, actor-director Tommy Lee Jones declared, “Thank you very much. I would like to thank all those who believed in this film, and encouraged me every day. I would like to start with my wife, the people in Northern Mexico and Western Texas, Pierre-Ange Le Pogam, Luc Besson, Chris Menges and the audience who showed their open spirit at the official screening last evening. Thank you with all my heart!”
At the press conference for the award-winners, Tommy Lee Jones was in fine form: “Of course I’m surprised and more than anything I am honored by this most prestigious Film Festival in the world…That’s the reason that you become a filmmaker or an actor, because one day at some point in your life, you might see 3,000 people come together in a single joyful mind.”
|The Prix de la mise en scène, or Best Director award, was conferred upon Michael Haneke by Kirsten Scott Thomas for Hidden.
“Thanks to the Festival, the members of the Jury who defended my work,” declared the Austrian filmmaker. Thanks to all those who helped me with the film, starting with my wife who has supported me all this time, who always offered her honest criticism, also my producers Margaret Menegoz and Veit Heiduska, to all those who have been faithful collaborators over the years. Of couse a big thank you to the actors who were not able to be here this evening: Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Bénichou, Walid Afkir; they are the soul of my film. I salute you, I love you. See you for the next one.”
In the press conference for the award-winners, Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke revealed, “The film is going to come out in October in France and also in Austria. For my next project I’m filming an opera in Paris – Don Juan…I think that the film has sold almost everywhere, except maybe two countries.”
|The winner of the prize for Best Screenplay, presented by Zhang Ziyi, was Guillermo Arriaga, for the script he wrote for The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada by Tommy Lee Jones.
“It’s an enormous honor to be here, and this is the first time I’ve ever worn a suit like this in my life, joked the Mexican writer. I want to share this reward with Luc Besson, the producer of the project. I must also share the prize with actors Barry Pepper, Tommy Lee Jones, and Julio Cesar Cedillo. I’d never have gotten here without the help of our wonderful producer Michael Fitzgerald. And I wouldn’t have gotten here without Mr. Tommy Lee Jones, either, who really helped me write the screenplay. His work, his generosity, and his patience were always there for me. Thanks, Tommy! Lastly, I’d like to share this prize with my parents, my son, my daughter, and my love, without whom I’d be unable to write a single word. And I’d also like to share this with all the Mexicans, especially those on the other side of the border, who are just looking for a decent way of life.”
In the press conference for the award-winners, Mexican screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga was beaming. “I can tell you that this is one of the highest moments in my life. When I was young I came to Europe and I visited the Palais and I said to my brother that I would like to return some day. So that wish has finally come true.”
Jury Prize: “Shanghai Dreams” by Wang Xiaoshuai
|Lambert Wilson and Valérie Lemercier were onstage to present the Jury Prize to Wang Xiaoshuai for his film Shanghai Dreams.
“Let me express my thanks to the entire Jury, and Jury President Emir Kusturica, said Wang Xiaoshuai, in his acceptance speech. Thank you to the Cannes Festival. I’d also like to thank all of the people who worked on this film with me: my actors, of course, my director of photography, and my producer, Pi Li. And I have one more important thing I wanted to tell you: You’re giving me a very valuable gift, because today, according to Chinese time, it’s my birthday. Finally, I want to thank my parents, who will surely be watching for me on television tomorrow. Now I know why they brought me into the world 39 years ago. Thank you!”
At the press conference for the award-winners, Wang Xiaoshuai continued, ”This is the best birthday gift. It’s a great honor to be here because it was quite difficult to shoot this film: looking for the money and to produce it. Already to be here is a big help for the film. We were thinking of releasing the film in August in China, but because of the film being here, we decided that the film would be released in June. “