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2024 Cannes Film Festival Winners – Un Certain Regard [Video]

2024 Cannes Film Festival Winners – Un Certain Regard [Video]

The Un Certain Regard jury of five in Xavier Dolan, Maïmouna Doucouré, Asmae El Moudir, Vicky Krieps, and Todd McCarthy offered a total of seven awards/mentions this year and as per our tradition, we were front row at the ceremony on the day before the closing of the 77th edition. This year, it is sixth generation Chinese filmmaker Guan Hu who landed the top prize of the section with Black Dog. Of the eighteen feature films in competition, a total of eight were up for the running for the Caméra d’or (Best Debut Feature) which was also claimed by Halfdan Ullmann Tøndel’s Armand. Here are the winners captured on video!:

Special Mention: NORAH – Tawfik Alzaidi

Youth Award: HOLY COW by Louise Courvoisier

Best Actress: ANASUYA SENGUPTA in The Shameless

Best Actor: ABOU SANGARÉ in L’Histoire de Souleymane

Best Director (ex-aequo): ROBERTO MINERVINI – The Damned

Best Director (ex-aequo): RUNGANO NYONI – On Becoming a Guinea Fowl

Jury Prize: The Story of Souleymane by Boris Lojkine

Un Certain Regard Prize: BLACK DOG by Guan Hu Black Dog

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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