May 25, 2008

Awards from Cannes

Joey here with the winners from the Cannes Film Festival. This is the word from Cannes:

_Palme d'Or (Golden Palm): "The Class," Laurent Cantet (France).
_Grand Prize: "Gomorrah," Matteo Garrone (Italy).
_Jury Prize: "Il Divo," Paolo Sorrentino (Italy).
_Special 61st Anniversary Prizes: Catherine Deneuve (France) and Clint Eastwood (United States).
_Best Director: "Three Monkeys," Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey).
_Best Actor: Benicio Del Toro, "Che" (United States).
_Best Actress: Sandra Corveloni, "Linha de Passe" (Brazil).
_Best Screenplay: "Lorna's Silence," Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne (Belgium).
_Golden Camera (first-time director): "Hunger," Steve McQueen (Britain).
_Best short film: "Megatron," Marian Crisan (Romania).

Seems like Del Toro could be a real strong candidate for Best Actor and Clint is, well, Clint.

What do you guys think?


  1. Cool, Del Toro deserves.

    Hey, this is a interesting video of Saramago after watch Blindness.

    That´s a few strange seen what the critics are saying about the movie, if Saramago says that, who can say anything more "right" than him ?...