Un Certain Regard crowns A Man of Integrity
by Fabien Lemercier
- CANNES 2017: Victory has been claimed by the film by Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof; honourable mentions for Italian actress Jasmine Trinca and for Mathieu Amalric’s Barbara
A Man of Integrity by Iran’s Mohammad Rasoulof has won the Un Certain Regard Prize at the 70th Cannes Film Festival, handed out by the jury chaired by Uma Thurman. The international sales of the movie have been entrusted to German company The Match Factory.
Italy’s Jasmine Trinca was singled out with the Best Actress Award for her performance in Lucky [+see also:
interview: Sergio Castellitto
film profile] by her fellow countryman Sergio Castellitto, a production by Indigo Film and HT Film, sold by True Colours.
The winners’ list is rounded off by Wind River [+see also:
film profile] by US director Taylor Sheridan (Best Director Award – sold by Insiders, a US company in which Wild Bunch has a 45% stake) and April’s Daughter by Mexico’s Michel Franco (Jury Prize – sold by UK firm Protagonist Pictures and France’s MK2).
Here is the complete list of winners:
Un Certain Regard Prize
A Man of Integrity - Mohammad Rasoulof (Iran)
April’s Daughter - Michel Franco (Mexico)
(Translated from French)
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