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Terrence Malik's THE TREE OF LIFE wins top honors at Cannes

Terrence Malik's The Tree of Life has become the first American film to win the top prize at Cannes since Fahrenheit 9/11 in 2004. There were reports of some audience members booing the film while others clapped. It will be interesting to see how the film fairs in the U.S. as it opens this week in theaters. Check out the full list of winners below!

FEATURE FILMS

Palme d'Or

THE TREE OF LIFE directed by Terrence MALICK

Grand Prix Ex-aequo

BIR ZAMANLAR ANADOLU'DA (ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA) directed by Nuri Bilge CEYLAN
LE GAMIN AU VÉLO (THE KID WITH A BIKE) directed by Jean-Pierre et Luc DARDENNE

Award for Best Director

Nicolas WINDING REFN for DRIVE

Award for Best Screenplay

Joseph CEDAR for HEARAT SHULAYIM (Footnote)

Award for Best Actress

Kirsten DUNST in MELANCHOLIA directed by Lars VON TRIER

Award for Best Actor

Jean DUJARDIN in THE ARTIST directed by Michel HAZANAVICIUS

Jury Prize

POLISSE (POLISS) directed by MAÏWENN

SHORT FILMS

Palme d'Or - Short Film

CROSS (CROSS - COUNTRY) directed by Maryna VRODA
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Jury Prize - Short Film

BADPAKJE 46 (SWIMSUIT 46) directed by Wannes DESTOOP

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