Winners at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival

Another Cannes Film Festival comes to a close. Here are the winners of this year’s awards:

CannesPalme d’Or
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, a Romanian film about abortion.

Best Actor
Konstantin Lavronenko, from Russia for The Banishment, directed by Andrei Zviagintsev.

Jeon Do-yeonBest Actress
Jeon Do-yeon, from South Korea was named best actress for Secret Sunshine.

Best Director
Julian Schnabel, from the U.S. for his adaptation of the best-selling French book, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.

Grand Prix
Japan’s The Mourning Forest .

Jury Prize
This award was shared between Mexico’s Silent Light, by Carlos Reygadas, and animated Iranian film Persepolis, from Marjane Satrapi and France’s Vincent Paronnaud.

Special Prizes
U.S. director Gus Van Sant won a special prize, created to celebrate the festival’s 60th year, for his film Paranoid Park, about a teenage skateboarder’s dark secret.

Jane FondaActress Jane Fonda was awarded a lifetime achievement award, which seemed to be a surprise to the 69-year-old star.

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