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CANNES 2009 Un Certain Regard

Lanthimos’ Dogtooth scoops honours

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Lanthimos’ Dogtooth scoops honours

Greece, Romania, France and Iran shared the three prizes awarded by the jury (presided by Paolo Sorrentino) in the Un Certain Regard section, part of the official selection at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival.

The Un Certain Regard Award was presented to Yorgos Lanthimos’ Greek feature Dogtooth [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Yorgos Lanthimos
film profile
]
(see review), while the Jury Prize went to Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu’s Police, Adjective [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Corneliu Porumboiu
film profile
]
(see review).

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The Special Jury Prize was jointly awarded to France’s Mia Hansen-Love for Father of My Children [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Mia Hansen-Løve
film profile
]
(see review) and Bahman Ghobadi for the Iranian/German co-production Nobody Knows About the Persian Cats.

(Translated from French)

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