|Focused on arthouse, artistically daring films, the 2023 Un Certain Regard selection of the Festival de Cannes has included 20 feature films – eight of which are first features also competing for the Caméra d’or. This year, the opening film was Thomas Cailley’s Le Règne animal. Chaired by American actor John C. Reilly, the jury included French director and screenwriter Alice Winocour, German actress Paula Beer, French-Cambodian director and producer Davy Chou and Belgian actress Émilie Dequenne. Un Certain Regard 2023 ends on a high note with the screening of Alex Lutz’s film Une nuit.
The winners are:
|Un Certain Regard Prize HOW TO HAVE SEX
directed by Molly Manning Walker
|New Voice Prize AUGURE (OMEN)
directed by Baloji
|Ensemble Prize CROWRÃ (THE BURITI FLOWER)
directed by João Salaviza & Renée Nader Messora
|Freedom Prize GOODBYE JULIA
directed by Mohamed Kordofani
|Directing PrizeAsmae El Moudir
in KADIB ABYAD (THE MOTHER OF ALL LIES)
|Jury’s Prize LES MEUTES (HOUNDS)
directed by Kamal Lazraq
|Rerun of the films in Paris from May 31 to June 6, 2023 at the Arlequin.
Featured image: © Jean-Louis Hupé / FDC