Guy Lodge Film Critic | The Variety
Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof took the top prize from a jury headed by actress Uma Thurman.
Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof’s “A Man of Integrity” won the top prize in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival this evening, beating a diverse international selection of 17 other titles to the honor. The award was presented by this year’s Un Certain Regard jury president Uma Thurman, heading a panel that also included filmmakers Joachim Lafosse and Mohamed Diab, actor Reda Kateb and Karlovy Vary festival director Karel Och.
More details to come in an update of this report. The full list of Un Certain Regard winners is as follows:
Un Certain Regard Award: “A Man of Integrity,” Mohammad Rasoulof
Best Director: Taylor Sheridan, “Wind River”
Jury Prize: Michel Franco, “April’s Daughter”
Jury Award for Performance: Jasmine Trinca, “Fortunata”
Special Award for Poetry of Cinema: Mathieu Amalric, “Barbara”