Movie of Austrian director Michael Haneke's "Amour" received a "Palme d'Or" at the Cannes Film Festival, which ended on Sunday, reports Reuters.
The film performed by French actors Emmanuelle Riva and Jean-Louis Trintignant. The film tells of an elderly couple who has lived all his life and not wanting to leave, despite the circumstances. This is the second top prize in Cannes for Haneke - in 2009 he received the "Golden Palm" for "Das weisse Band" (The White Tape or the Teacher's Tale.
The best Mexican director jury found Carlos Reygadasa for his film "POST TENEBRAS LUX." The Grand Jury Prize went to Italian tragicomedy "Reality" by Matteo Garrone, and the third is left for Ken Loach, who brought her to Cannes comedy "The Angels' Share".
Cristian Mungiu film "Dincolo de dealuri" is marked with prizes for the female roles (Romanian actress Kosmina Stratan and Kristina Flutur) and for the screenplay, and best man's role is recognized as the work of Dane Mads Mikkelsen in "Jagten".
Let remind, the day before became known prize winner of the international federation of film critics FIPRESCI and the winner of the "Un Certain Regard." They were the Russian director Sergei Loznitsa with the film "The Fog" and Mexican director Michel Franco, who directed "Despues de Lucia."
65th Cannes Film Festival was held on the French Riviera from May 16, 2012.