Cannes 2017 Festival Winners

May 30, 2017

The 70th annual Cannes Film Festival took place over Memorial Day weekend in France, and while we may pick and choose the artsy films we discuss here at the epic review this year’s results and timing made this year especially noteworthy.  It was a big year at Cannes in 2017 for female empowerment with Sofia Coppola taking home the award for best director for her Civil War film: The Beguiled, as well as the legendary Nicole Kidman taking home the 70th-anniversary award for her prestigious filmography.

Find the full list of Cannes 2017 Winners after the break…


Golden Palm (Best Film): Ruben Ostlund for The Square 

The Square is a Swedish film revolving around Art installation.

Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix for You’re Never Really Here 

You’re Never Really Here is a self-described thriller about a war hero’s attempt to save a young girl from sex trafficking. 

Best Actress: Diane Kruger for In The Fade

In The Fade is a German film and a commentary on Islamaphobia in the form of a suspense thriller.

Have you seen this:
'Loki' Series with Drop on Wednesdays Starting in June

(Source: First Showing)

For a full list of winners check out First Showings Cannes 2017 coverage in the above link.

Let us know if you care about the Cannes film festival in the comments below or tweet me @thereelbradbell

Author

Are you an Insider?News, reviews, & updates are just the beginning.

Don't miss out on your chance to win every month...

Just Missed!
Free GWW t-shirt!
Can't win' em all!
25% Off Insider Membership
So Close!
50% Off Insider Membership
Not today
50% Off GWW Shirt
Try again Tomorrow
25% Off GWW Shirt
Get your chance to win a prize!
Enter your email address and spin the wheel. This is your chance to win amazing discounts!
Our in-house rules:
  • One game per user
  • Cheaters will be disqualified.