FNE at Cannes 2023: Full List of Prize Winners

    27 by Flóra Anna Buda 27 by Flóra Anna Buda source: Cannes Film Festival

    CANNES: The Hungarian/French coproduction 27 by Flóra Anna Buda received the Palm d’or for a short film at the 76th Festival de Cannes (16 – 27 May 2023). Polish minority coproduction The Zone of Interest by Jonathan Glazer received the Grand Prix of the Competition as well as the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize.

    In the Critics’ Week section, Serbian actor Jovan Ginić received the Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award for his role in Vladimir Perišić’ film Lost Country, which is a coproduction between France, Serbia, Luxembourg and Croatia.

    The FNE FIPRESCI Critics ratings for the main Competition, Certain Regard, Directors’ Fortnight and Critics Week can be seen HERE.



    Palm d’or:
    Anatomy of a Fall (France)
    Directed by Justine Triet

    Grand Prix:
    The Zone of Interest (USA, UK, Poland)
    Directed by Jonathan Glazer
    Produced by A24
    Coproduced by Extreme Emotions, Film Four, House Productions
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute

    Best Director:
    Trân Anh Hùng for The Pot-au-Feu (France)

    Best Actress:
    Merve Dizdar in About Dry Grasses (Turkey, France, Germany, Sweden)
    Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

    Best Actor:
    Koji Yakusho in Perfect Days (Japan, Germany)
    Directed by Wim Wenders

    Best Screenplay:
    Sakamoto Yuji for Monster (Japan)
    Directed by Hirokazu Kore-Eda

    Jury Prize:
    Fallen Leaves (Finland, Germany)
    Directed by Aki Kaurismäki

    Palme d'or for Short Film:
    27 (Hungary, France)
    Directed by Flóra Anna Buda

    Special Mention for Short Film:
    Fár (Iceland)
    Directed by Gunnur Martinsdóttir Schlütter

    Caméra d'or Award to Best First Film:
    Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Vietnam, France, Singapore)
    Directed by Thien An Pham

    Un Certain Regard Section:

    Un Certain Regard Prize:
    How to Have Sex (Greece, UK)
    Directed by Molly Manning Walker 

    New Voice Prize:
    Omen (Belgium, Congo, the Netherlands, Germany, South Africa)
    Directed by Baloji

    Ensemble Prize:
    The Buriti Flower (Portugal, Brazil)
    Directed by João Salaviza, Renée Nader Messora

    Freedom Prize:
    Goodbye Julia (Sudan, Sweden, Germany, Saudi Arabia, France, Egypt)
    Directed by Mohamed Kordofani

    Directing Prize:
    Asmae El Moudir for Kadib Abyad for The Mother of All Lies (Morocco, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar)

    Jury s Prize:
    Hounds (France)
    Directed by Kamal Lazraq

    La Cinef Section:

    First Prize:
    Norwegian Offspring (Denmark)
    Directed by Marlene Emilie Lyngstad

    Second Prize:
    Hole (South Korea)
    Directed by Hwang Hyein

    Third Prize:
    Moon (Morocco)
    Directed by Zineb Wakrim

    The Golden Eye, Documentary Prize – The Year of the Documentary ex æquo:

    Four Daughters (France, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Tunisia)
    Directed by Kaouther Ben Hani

    The Mother of All Lies (Morocco, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar)
    Directed by Asmae El Moudir

    CST Award:
    Johnnie Burn, Sound Designer and Chief Sound Editor on The Zone of Interest by Jonathan Glazer

    CST Young technician Prize:
    Anne-Sophie Delseries, head set designer on Marguerite's Theorem (France, Switzerland)
    Directed by Anna Novion


    Directors’ Fortnight Section:

    SACD Award:
    A Prince (France)
    Directed by Pierre Creton

    Label Cinema Europa Award:
    Creatura (Spain)
    Directed by Elene Martin Gimeno

    Critics’ Week Section:

    Grand Prize:
    Tiger Stripes (Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapour, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Indonesia, Qatar)
    Directed by Amanda Nell Eu

    French Touch Jury Prize:
    It’s Raining in the House (Belgium, France)
    Directed by Paloma Sermon-Daï

    Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award:
    Actor Jovan Ginić in Lost Country (France, Serbia, Luxembourg, Croatia)
    Directed by Vladimir Perišić
    Produced by Easy Riders Films, Trilema, KinoElektron
    Coproduced by Red Lion, Kinorama
    Supported by Film Center Serbia, CNC, Arte France Cinema, the Luxembourg Film Fund, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre

    Leitz Cine Discovery Prize for Short Film:
    Boléro (France)
    Directed by Nans Laborde-Jourdàa
    Critics’ Week Section - Awards given by partners:

    Gan Foundation Award for Distribution:
    French distributor Pyramide Films for Inshallah a Boy (Jordan, France, Saudi Arabia, Qatar)
    Directed by Amjad Al Rasheed

    SACD Award:
    Director Iris Kaltenbäck for The Rapture (France)

    Canal+ Award for Short Film:
    Boléro (France)
    Directed by Nans Laborde-Jourdàa


    The Zone of Interest
    Directed by Jonathan Glazer

    Un Certain Regard:
    The Settlers (Argentina, Chile, UK, Taiwan, Germany, Sweden, France, Denmark)
    Directed by Felipe Gálvez Haberle

    Critics’ Week:
    Power Alley (Brazil, France, Uruguay)
    Directed by Lillah Halla


    Ecumenical Jury Prize:
    Perfect Days
    Directed by Wim Wenders

    Special Mention:
    The Old Oak (UK, France, Belgium)
    Directed by Ken Loach

    Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda

    Snoop from Anatomy of a Fall