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CANNES 2022 Un Certain Regard / Awards

Un Certain Regard crowns The Worst Ones as its champion

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- CANNES 2022: The film by Lise Akoka and Romane Guéret has come out on top, while other awards went to Joyland, Metronom, Corsage, Harka, Mediterranean Fever and Rodéo

Un Certain Regard crowns The Worst Ones as its champion
The Worst Ones by Lise Akoka and Romane Guéret

The Worst Ones [+see also:
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interview: Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret
film profile
]
by France’s Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret has taken home the Un Certain Regard Prize from the 75th Cannes Film Festival, handed out by a jury chaired by Valeria Golino (who was flanked by Debra Granik, Joanna Kulig, Benjamin Biolay and Edgar Ramirez). Produced by Les Films Velvet and co-produced by France 3 Cinéma, this feature debut is being sold abroad by Pyramide.

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The Best Director Prize was bestowed upon Romania’s Alexandru Belc for Metronom [+see also:
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trailer
interview: Alexandru Belc
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]
, another first feature, which was staged by Strada Film International, and co-produced by France’s Midralgar and by Chainsaw Europa. Similarly, Pyramide International is also in charge of its sales.

While the Jury Prize went to the Pakistani film Joyland by Saim Sadiq, the remaining gongs were granted to European productions or co-productions. Singled out for her turn in Corsage [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Marie Kreutzer
film profile
]
 by Austria’s Marie Kreuzer (sold by mk2 Films), Luxembourgish star Vicky Krieps split the Best Performance Prize with Adam Bessa, who was praised for his acting in Harka [+see also:
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trailer
film profile
]
by US helmer Lotfy Nathan (sales by Film Constellation).

The Best Screenplay Prize went to Palestine’s Maha Haj for Mediterranean Fever [+see also:
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trailer
film profile
]
 (sold by Luxbox), and the “Coup de Cœur” Jury Prize was conferred upon Rodéo [+see also:
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trailer
interview: Lola Quivoron and Julie Ledru
film profile
]
 by France’s Lola Quivoron (sold by Les Films du Losange).

Here is the full list of winners:

Un Certain Regard Prize
The Worst Ones [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret
film profile
]
- Lise Akoka and Romane Guéret (France)

Jury Prize
Joyland – Saim Sadiq (Pakistan)

Best Director Prize
Alexandru Belc - Metronom [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Alexandru Belc
film profile
]
(Romania/France)

Best Performance Prize (ex-aequo)
Vicky Krieps - Corsage [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Marie Kreutzer
film profile
]
(Austria/Luxembourg/Germany/France)
Adam Bessa - Harka [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(France/Luxembourg/Tunisia/Belgium/Germany/USA)

Best Screenplay Prize
Mediterranean Fever [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 - Maha Haj (Palestine/Germany/France/Cyprus/Qatar)

Coup de Cœur” Jury Prize
Rodéo [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Lola Quivoron and Julie Ledru
film profile
]
- Lola Quivoron (France)

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(Translated from French)

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