Top 10 scenes from 2014 Cannes International Film Festival's final days

By Daniel S Levine,

The 67th edition of the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival is in the history books. While this year might not have been as overwhelmingly strong as previous years, there were several films that impressed the crowds at the Croisette, including Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher with Channing Tatum and Steve Carell.

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However, it was Winter Sleep that came away with the biggest prize of all, the Palme D’Or. The film runs three hours and was directed by acclaimed Turkish filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan. Jane Campion and the rest of the jury decided it was the best film they had seen in competition.

Julianne Moore won the Best Actress prize for her role in David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars and Timothy Spall won Best Actor for his performance in Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner.

Miller didn’t go home empty handed though. He won Best Director for Foxcatcher. The Wonders (Les Merveilles) won the Grand Prix and Xavier Dolan's Mommy and Jean-Luc Godard's Goodbye to Language tied for the jury prize.

While the festival is known for setting the tone of the awards season, it is also known for the Hollywood glitz and glamour that comes to the South of France. That continues into the final weekend of the event. So, here are 10 great scenes from the last days of Cannes 2014.



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