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Jurors: Quentin Tarantino (president), Emmanuelle Béart, Edwidge Danticat, Benoît Poelvoorde, Jerry Schatzberg, Tilda Swinton, Tsui Hark, Kathleen Turner, Peter von Bagh

Palme d'Or:Fahrenheit 9/11, USA, dir. Michael Moore
Grand Jury Prize:Oldboy, dir. Park Chan-wook
Jury Prize:Tropical Malady, dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Best Director:Exils, Tony Gatlif
Best Actress:Clean, Maggie Cheung
Best Actor:Nobody Knows, Yuuya Yagira
Jury Prize for Acting:The Ladykillers, Irma P. Hall
Best Screenplay:Look at Me (Comme une image), Agnès Jaoui and Jean-Pierre Bacri
Technical Grand Prize:Clean and The Motorcycle Diaries, Eric Gautier, cinematography
    Critics Prize:
Fahrenheit 9/11, dir. Michael Moore
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury:The Motorcycle Diaries, dir. Walter Salles
Camera d'Or (first feature): Or (My Treasure), dir. Keren Yedaya

Competition Films I Have Seen:
Ranked in order of preference
My Palme d'Or
The Holy Girl (La Niña santa) (Argentina, dir. Lucrecia Martel) -

Tropical Malady (Thailand, dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul) -

Clean (France, dir. Olivier Assayas) -

2046 (Hong Kong, dir. Wong Kar-wai) -

Fahrenheit 9/11 (USA, dir. Michael Moore) -

Shrek 2 (USA, dirs. Andrew Adamson, et al.) -

The Motorcycle Diaries (Brazil, dir. Walter Salles) -

Nobody Knows (Japan, dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda) -

Oldboy (South Korea, dir. Park Chan-wook) -

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (USA/UK, dir. Stephen Hopkins) - Zippy scenes but few surprises or ideas. Engaging, but given the choice, take Man on the Moon.

The Ladykillers (USA, dirs. Joel and Ethan Coen) -

Sidebar Selections I Have Seen:
Ranked in order of preference
Notre musique (Out of Competition: Switzerland/France, dir. Jean-Luc Godard) -

Dawn of the Dead (Out of Competition: USA, dir. Zack Snyder) -

Tarnation (Directors' Fortnight: USA, dir. Jonathan Caouette) -

Kill Bill, Vol. 2 (Out of Competition: USA, dir. Quentin Tarantino) -

Bad Education (Out of Competition: Spain, dir. Pedro Almodóvar) -

House of Flying Daggers (Out of Competition: China, dir. Zhang Yimou) -

The Assassination of Richard Nixon (Un Certain Regard: USA, dir. Niels Mueller) -

Kontroll (Un Certain Regard: Hungary, dir. Nimród Antal) -

Duck Season (Critics' Week: Mexico, dir. Feranndo Eimbcke) -

De-Lovely (Out of Competition: USA, dir. Irwin Winkler) -

Bad Santa (Out of Competition: USA, dir. Terry Zwigoff) -

The Woodsman (Directors' Fortnight: USA, dir. Nicole Kassell) -

Troy (Out of Competition: USA, dir. Wolfgang Petersen) -

Competition Films I'm Curious to See:
Ranked in order of interest; more on this year's lineup here (opens in a new window)
Woman Is the Future of Man, South Korea, dir. Hong Sang-soo
Exils, France, dir. Tony Gatlif
Mondovino, USA, dir. Jonathan Nossiter
The Consequences of Love, Italy, dir. Paolo Sorrentino
Look at Me (Comme une image), France, dir. Agnès Jaoui
Innocence: Ghost in the Shell 2, Japan, dir. Mamoru Oshii
Life Is a Miracle, Serbia-Montenegro, dir. Emir Kusturica
The Edukators, Germany, dir. Hans Weingartner

Sidebar Films I'm Curious to See:
Listed alphabetically; more on this year's lineup here (opens in a new window)
Un Certain Regard: 10 on Ten, Iran, dir. Abbas Kiarostami
À tout de suite, France, dir. Benoît Jacquot
Alexandria... New York, Egypt, dir. Youssef Chahine
Crónicas, Ecuador/Mexico, dir. Sebastián Cordero
Don't Move, Italy, dir. Sergio Castellitto
Earth and Ashes, Afghanistan, dir. Atiq Rahimi
Hotel, Austria, dir. Jessica Hausner
Moolaadè, Senegal, dir. Ousmane Sembene
Schizo (aka Fifty-Fifty, aka The Recruiter), Kazakhstan, dir. Gulshat Omarova
Somersault, Australia, dir. Cate Shortland
Whisky, Uruguay, dirs. Juan Pablo Rebella & Pablo Stoll
Directors' Fortnight: La Blessure, France, dir. Nicolas Klotz
The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things, USA, dir. Asia Argento
In the Battlefields, France/Lebanon, dir. Danielle Arbid
Machuca, France/Spain/Chile, dir. Andres Wood
Mean Creek, USA, dir. Jacob Aaron Estes
Los muertos, Argentina, dir. Lisandro Alonso
Oh, Uomo, Italy, dirs. Yervant Gianikian & Angela Ricci Lucchi
Wall, France, dir. Simone Witton
Critics' Week: Brodeuses, France, dir. Éléonore Faucher
Calvaire, Belgium, dir. Fabrice du Welz
Or (My Treasure), Israel, dir. Keren Yedaya
Ryan, Canada, dir. Chris Landreth
Thirst, Palestine/Israel, dir. Tawfik Abu Wael
Out of Competition: The 10th District Court, France, dir. Raymond Depardon
Five, Iran, dir. Abbas Kiarostami
The Gate of the Sun, France, dir. Yousry Nasrallah
Henri Langlois: The Phantom of the Cinemathèque, France, dir. Jacques Richard
Salvador Allende, Chile, dir. Patricio Guzmán
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession, USA, dir. Xan Cassavetes

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