Who won at the Cannes Film Festival 2014?

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On Sunday 25 May the curtain closed on one of the major events in the film industry – the Cannes Film Festival 2014. For 13 days a beautiful city of Cannes hosted cinematographic elite, high-end events packed with celebrities and masses of elegantly dressed city visitors.

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This was also the season when private jets and luxury helicopters from Nice to Cannes could be spotted regularly crossing the azure sky, luxury supercars roaming about the narrow roads along the Croisette and world’s largest and most exclusive yachts could be observed harboured in the bay behind the Palais de Festival and outside of the Cap d’Antibes, with numerous yacht’s tenders cruising from one yacht to another, delivering premium yacht food ahead of the exclusive parties and private screenings hosted aboard those luxury vessels.

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Yet,  the biggest screenings were in the famous Theatre de Lumiere.  Luxisto looks back at this year’s big winners:

Palme d’Or
Winter Sleep by director Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Grand Prize
Le Meraviglie (The Wonders) by director Alice Rohrwacher

Best Director
Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher

Jury PrizeTie
Mommy by director Xavier Dolan
Goodbye to Language by director Jean-Luc Godard

Best Screenplay
Andrey Zvyagintsev, Oleg Negin, Leviathan

Best Actress
Julianne Moore, Maps To The Stars

Best Actor
Timothy Spall, Mr Turner

Camera d’Or
Party Girl by directors Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger, Samuel Theis

Short Film
Leidi by director Simón Mesa Soto
Special Mention: Aïssa by director Clément Trehin-Lalanne
Ja Vi Elsker by director Hallvar Witzo

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