66th Festival de Cannes Closing Night Awards Ceremony

By Maria Esteves - May 26, 2013

The 66th Festival de Cannes Closing Night Awards Ceremony was held in Cannes, France, Sunday, May 26, 2013. The Closing Night Premiere of ZULU, directed by Jérôme Salle immediately followed the awards. This year's jury president and members were Steven Spielberg, Ang Lee, Cristian Mungiu,Nicole Kidman, Naomi Kawase, Daniel Auteuil, Lynne Ramsay, Vidya Balan and Christoph Waltz. The winners of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival by category are:

Palme d'Or

BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR (LA VIE D’ADÈLE - CHAPITRE 1 & 2) directed by Abdellatif Kechiche

Palme d'Or (Short)

SAFE, directed by Moon Byoung-gon


ILO ILO, directed by Anthony Chen

Grand Prix

INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

Best Director


Best Actor

BRUCE DERN in NEBRASKA, directed by Alexander Payne

Best Actress

BERENICE BEJO in The Past (LE PASSÉ), directed by Asghar Farhadi http://www.festival-cannes.fr/en/mediaPlayer/12670.html

Jury Prize

LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON (Soshite Chichi Ni Naru/Tel Père, Tel Fils) directed by KORE-EDA Hirokazu

Best Screenplay

JIA ZHANGKE for A Touch Of Sin (Tian Zhu Ding)

Special Mention

WHALE VALLEY (Hvalfjordur/Le Fjord des Baleines), directed by Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson