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Cannes 2014 Winners: ‘Winter Sleep’ Takes Palme D’Or, Bennett Miller Wins Best Director For ‘Foxcatcher’

Still from Winter Sleep N 014 Cannes 2014 Winners: Winter Sleep Takes Palme DOr, Bennett Miller Wins Best Director For Foxcatcher

The Jury of this 67th Festival de Cannes, presided over by Jane Campion, revealed the names of the prize winners this evening during the Awards Ceremony. ‘Winter Sleep,’ the new film from Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Climates, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia), bagged the top prize at Cannes, the Palm d’Or. Bennett Miller received the Best Director Award for his work the Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carell-starring drama ‘Foxcatcher.’

On the acting front, Julianne Moore nabbed the Best Actress award for her performance in David Cronenberg’s ‘Map to the Stars,’ while Timothy Spall received the male equivalent for his performance as Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner. Other award winners included Alice Rohrwacher’s ‘Le Meraviglie’ (The Wonders) winning the Grand Prize, and The Jury Prize was a tie between Xavier Dolan’s ‘Mommy’ and Jean Luc Godard’s ‘Goodbye to Language.’ Check out the full list of winners below.

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