THE 68TH CANNES FILM FESTIVAL – Day 12 – THE CLOSING CEREMONY

The 68th Cannes Film Festival Jury (L-R):

The 68th Cannes Film Festival Jury (L-R): Jury Presidents of the 68th Cannes Film Festival – American writer and director brothers Joel (3rd Left) and Ethan Coen (R), and Jury Members – Guillermo del Toro, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sophie Marceau, Sienna Miller, Xavier Dolan, Rossy de Palma, and Rokia Traore at the closing ceremony of the 68th Cannes Film Festival

The 68th Cannes Film Festival, the most glamourous event in the film and fashion calendar, is officially a wrap. The final night of Cannes ended with an epic Red Carpet and fancy closing ceremony.

Thanks to the instant access to timely satellite imagery and cyber reach, the red carpet is today a magical flying carpet that carries a designated few stars and celebrities into every household worldwide.

The Victoria’s Secret, Mac Cosmetics and Armani, Brazilian model Izabel Goulart, looked nothing short of stunning in a yellow Georges Hobeika dress.

Izabel Goulart

Izabel Goulart

Sienna Miller looked a dream and applied the Miller magic in a pale blue Gucci gown featuring a camisole top which gave her a chance to flaunt a subtle yet sexy amount of cleavage.

Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller

Shu Qi, looked lovely in an Elie Saab Spring 2015 couture gown, with the flutter of painterly petal-like layers, laced with the subtle sparkle of sequins, all of which cascaded into an ombre train. However the jewels simply overkill with the artistry of the gown. The Saab is exceptional although I am not thrilled with the necklace and clutch.

Shu Qi

Shu Qi

Short listed Awards of the Night

The ultimate award, the Palme d’Or was awarded to Jacques Audiard‘s “Dheepan,” a film about Sri Lankan Refugees in France.

(L-R): Jury co-president Ethan Coen, Kalieaswari Srinivasan (Actress), Jacques Audiard (Director), and Jesuthasan Antonythasan (Actor)

(L-R): Jury Co-President Ethan Coen, Kalieaswari Srinivasan (Actress), Jacques Audiard (Director), and Jesuthasan Antonythasan (Actor)

Palme d’Or
Dheepan Directed by Jacques Audiard

French director Jacques Audiard thanks the Jury Members after being awarded with the Palme d'Or

French director Jacques Audiard thanks the Jury Members after being awarded with the Palme d’Or

Grand Prix
Saul Fia (Son of Saul) Directed by Laszlo Nemes

Award for Best Director

Hou Hsiao-Hsien for Nie Yinniang (The Assassin)

Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien receives the best director prize from Valeria Golino

Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien receives the best director prize from Valeria Golino

Award for Best Screenplay

Michel Franco for Chronic

Award for Best Actress (Ex-aequo
)
Emmanuelle Bercot in Mon Roi
Rooney Mara in Carol

Emmanuelle Bercot wins best actress for Mon Roi, jointly with Rooney Mara for Carol

Emmanuelle Bercot wins best actress for Mon Roi, jointly with Rooney Mara for Carol

Award for Best Actor

Vincent Lindon in La Loi Du Marche (The Measure of a Man)

French actor Vincent Lindon arrives on stage after being awarded the prize for Best Actor

French actor Vincent Lindon arrives on stage after being awarded the prize for Best Actor

Jury Prize
The Lobster

Palme d’Or – Short Film

Waves ’98

Promising Future Prize (Ex-aequo
)
Nahid Directed by Ida Panahandeh
Masaan Directed by Neeraj Ghaywan