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Palme d'Or and More
Terrence Malick's much loved and much despised film, The Tree of Life, starring Brad Pitt and Jessica Chastain, with a cameo by Sean Penn, won the Palme d'Or the Cannes Jury announced today.
Kirsten Dunst took th top prize for Melancholia, Jean Dujardin for The Artist, in the acting categories.
The Kid With a Bike, by the Dardenne brothers tied with Once Upon a Time in Anatolia by Nuri Bilge Ceylan's for the Grand Prix, while actress/director Mainwenn's "Polisse" took home the Prix du Jury.
Between Gravity and All is Lost last year, and Life of Pi the year before, the solitary figure has been a dominant presence in movies of late. Lonely protagonists can be found in some of this year’s best films as well—in Under the Skin and Locke, for See more »