Saturday, 21 May 2016

THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MAKI WINS UN CERTAIN REGARD 2016


Marthe Keller's Un Certain Regard jury has rung in with its choices for the best in that selection at Cannes this year. Black-and-white Finnish film The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki made good on its critical acclaim by garnering the top prize, with all five recognised films having impressed critics over the past week-and-a-half. In what was a lineup of mostly lesser-known filmmakers, all of today's award winners ought to receive a welcome boost to their career prospects with these prestigious wins. Check it all out below:

Prix Un Certain Regard
The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki (Juho Kuosmanen)

Prix du Jury
Harmonium (Fukada Koji)

Prix Special du Jury
The Red Turtle (Michael Dudok de Wit)

Prix de la Mise-en-Scene
Matt Ross (Captain Fantastic)

Prix du Scenario
Delphine Coulin and Muriel Coulin (The Stopover)