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Screen Daily charts the critics in Cannes

Screen Daily charts the critics in Cannes

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A little late to be a useful tipsheet for your office Cannes betting pool, but ScreenDaily.com has compiled a grid of their critics ranking each of the films in competition this year — and they were spot on. Let’s remember to look for this next year before we make predictions. Full chart after the cut.

Beasts of the Southern Wild awarded FIPRESCI prize in Cannes

Beasts of the Southern Wild awarded FIPRESCI prize in Cannes

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via Filmmaker magazine Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild picked up the FIPRESCI prize, given by an international jury of film critics, as the best film in the Un Certain Regard section of the main selection. Sergei Loznitsa’s In the Fog picked up the FIPRESCI prize in the Competition, while the jury gave the Director’s Fortnight prize to Rachad Djaidani’s Hold Back. The Cannes Ecumenical Jury gave its prize…

Cannes 2012: After Lucia wins top prize of Un Certain Regard

Cannes 2012: After Lucia wins top prize of Un Certain Regard

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Prize of Un Certain Regard: Despues de Lucia (Michel Franco) Un Certain Regard Special Distinction: Dject (Aida Begic) Un Certain Regard for Best Actress: Emilie Dequenne (A Perdre la Raison), Suzanne Clement (Laurence Anyways) Un Certain Regard Special Jury Prize: Le Grand Soir (Gustave Kervern & Benoit Delepine) (thanks to JennyL) Cannes’ Un Certain Regard jury gave its top prize on Saturday to Michel Franco’s After Lucia (Despues de Lucia)…