Other winners include Son Of Saul, The Assassin, Chronic, The Lobster, The Measure Of A Man, Carol and Mon Roi.
Co-president Ethan Coen said the jury tried to “balance out” the awards while Jake Gyllenhaal addresses “controlled suicide”.
Other prizes awarded to Dalibor Matanic’s The High Sun, Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Journey to the Shore and Corneliu Porumboiu’s The Treasure.
Other prizes go to My Mother, Masaan and Paulina.
Other winners include Arnaud Desplechin’s My Golden Days and Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s Mustang.
Timbuktu director Abderrahmane Sissako led the jury.
Glorious weather on the Croisette played its part in driving strong trade and casting a warm glow over the market to temper fearful talk of the Netflix effect, for now at least.
Stiff ‘croisetiquette’ sees older women denied access for ‘wrong’ shoes.
EXCLUSIVE: Todd Haynes, the toast of the Croisette following last night’s rousing reception for Carol, is angling to adapt Brian Selznick’s children’s book.
Screen International is to join with the BFI London Film Festival to launch its celebrated Stars of Tomorrow for the first time.
EXCLUSIVE: Marc Butan has launched the company to develop, finance and produce three to four star-driven films a year in the $15-50m range.
EXCLUSIVE: Palme d’Or contender sold to more than 20 territories.
EXCLUSIVE: Wild Bunch’s newly created LA-based sales company Insiders is launching Sicario screenwriter Taylor Sheridan’s Wind River, starring Chris Pine and Elizabeth Olsen.
EXCLUSIVE: Christopher Woodrow flies into Cannes with a new finance and production venture that has raised $100m in equity and got behind six of the biggest titles to hit the market in the last two years.