Ken Loach'sThe Wind That Shakes TheBarley may have captured the Palme d'Or, but by a notable margin Screen International's juryof critics voted Pedro Almodovar's Volver as thebest film in
Volver lead the pack of 20 competition titles with a 3.4 average (out of amaximum 4), followed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu'sBabel with 2.9, NuriBilge Ceylan's Iklimler with 2.8, Guillermo DelToro's Pan's Labyrinth with 2.75 andAki Kaurismaki's LightsIn The Dusk with 2.7.
At the bottom of theratings, Pedro Costa's Juventude Em Marcha had an average of only .88, a lower score thanRichard Kelly's Southland Tales with1.1
The Wind That Shakes TheBarley averaged a score of 2.4 fromour jury. Other festival award-winners scored as follows with the critics: Rachid Bouchareb's Indigenes (2.5), Andrea Arnold's
The jury was comprised of 10international critics: Michel Ciment from Positif inFrance, Alberto Crespi from L'Unita in Italy, Bo Green Jensenfrom Weekendavisen Berlingske inDenmark, Glenn Kenny from Premiere inthe US, Tobias Kniebe from Sueddeutsche Zeitung in Germany, Derek Malcolm fromthe Evening Standard in the UK, DavidStratton from ABC TV and The Australian inAustralia, Jan Temmerman from De Morgen and VRT-Radio 1 in Belgium,Leonardo Garcia Tsao from La Jornada in Mexico and ScreenInternational's individual critic for each film.
Critics could rate each filmfrom 0 to 4.
The full jury results areavailable in this week's Screen International.