Wed. Dec 11th, 2019

Cannes 2017: Claire Denis and Chloe Zhao Win Top Directors’ Fortnight Prizes

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Major names highlighted the winners for Cannes 2017’s Directors’ Fortnight prizes with Chloe Zhao’s The Rider, which was picked up by Sony Pictures Classics, grabbing the Art Cinema Award and French directing legend Claire Denis tying with Philippe Garrel for the Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers Prize with their films Let the Sunshine In (with Juliette Binoche) and Lover For a Day, respectively. A Cambria, which was executive produced by Martin Scorsese, won the Europa Cinemas Label Award.

CANNES 2017 DIRECTORS’ FORTNIGHT PRIZES

ART CINEMA AWARD

The Rider, (Chloe Zhao, U.S.)

EUROPA CINEMAS LABEL AWARD

A Ciambra, (Jonas Carpignano, Italy, Brazil, U.S.)

SOCIETY OF DRAMATIC AUTHORS AND COMPOSERS (SACD) PRIZE

Let the Sunshine In, (Claire Denis, France); Lover For a Day, (Philippe Garrel, France)

ILLY SHORT FILM PRIZE

Back To Genoa City, (Benoit Grimalt, France)

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