The Square won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday (28.05.17). The Ruben Ostlund-directed satire movie was awarded the prestigious Palme d’Or at the 70th edition of the festival on the French Riviera, seeing off competition from 18 rival movies to claim the coveted gong.
Cannes Film Festival 2017 winners:
Andrey Zvyagintsev, Loveless
Sofia Coppola, The Beguiled
Diane Kruger, In the Fade
Joaquin Phoenix, You Were Never Really Here
Joint winners Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, and Lynne Ramsay, You Were Never Really Here
Leonor Serraille, Jeune Femme
Short film prize:
Qiu Yang, A Gentle Night
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