The film was the first ever Punjabi-language to feature in a competitve section of the festival.
Scandinavia rights snapped up to film starring Matthias Schoenaerts and Diane Kruger.
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”.
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.