Screen’s jury of international critics finished the festival tied in their appreciation of Carol and The Assassin, ahead of the award of the Palme d’Or.
Other prizes awarded to Dalibor Matanic’s The High Sun, Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Journey to the Shore and Corneliu Porumboiu’s The Treasure.
Agreement includes We Are Your Friends, starring Zac Efron.
Other winners include Arnaud Desplechin’s My Golden Days and Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s Mustang.
Festivals and Awards
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EXCLUSIVE: Wilfried Van Baelen’s Belgium-based, post-production outfit, Galaxy Studios has finalised a three-film deal with filmmaker Richard Elfman (Modern Vampires).
Iceland’s GunHil signs co-pro agreement with Belgian animation studio.
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European media and culture ministers discussed the European Commission’s plans for a Digital Single Market (DSM) at this week’s Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council in Brussels.