Director Jacques Audiard's film "Dheepan," a drama about three Tamil exiles trying to reconstruct their lives in France, has won the top prize at the
"These people are running away from a tragedy," Audiard told L.A. Times film critic
A complete report from Cannes can be found here. Below is the full list of winners:
Palme d'Or: "Dheepan," Jacques Audiard
Grand Prix: "Son of Saul," Laszlo Nemes
Best director: Hou Hsiao-hsien, "The Assassin"
Jury prize: "The Lobster," Yorgos Lanthimos
Best screenplay: Michael Franco, "Chronic"
Best actor: Vincent Lindon, "La Loi du Marche"
Palme d'Or, short film: "Waves '98," Ely Dagher
Camera d'Or: "La Tierra y La Sombra," Cesar Augusto Acevedo
Honorary Palme d'Or: Agnes Varda