Palme d'Or winner: Ken Loach
Until May 26, Ken Loach is still the reigning king of Cannes. The 70-year-old British director was a surprise winner of the Palme d'Or in 2006 with his eighth film in Competition at Cannes, Irish civil war drama The Wind That Shakes The Barley. The socially conscious director previously won special jury prizes in 1990 for Hidden Agenda and in 1993 for Raining Stones.
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