Michael Haneke accepting the Palme d’Or for Amour at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

Michael Haneke accepting the Palme d’Or for Amour at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

Cannes 2012 Award Winners:
Palme d’Or: Michael Haneke - Amour
Grand Prix: Matteo Garrone - Reality
Best Actress: Cosmina Stratan and Cristina Flutur - Beyond the Hills
Best Actor: Mads Mikkelsen - The Hunt
Best Director: Carlos Reygadas - Post Tenebras Lux
Best Screenplay: Cristian Mungiu - Beyond the Hills
Jury Prize: Ken Loach - The Angels’ Share
Caméra d’Or: Benh Zeitlin - Beasts of the Southern Wild
Best Short Film: L. Rezan Yesilbas - Sessiz-be deng

Cannes 2012 Award Winners:

  • Palme d’Or: Michael Haneke - Amour
  • Grand Prix: Matteo Garrone - Reality
  • Best Actress: Cosmina Stratan and Cristina Flutur - Beyond the Hills
  • Best Actor: Mads Mikkelsen - The Hunt
  • Best Director: Carlos Reygadas - Post Tenebras Lux
  • Best Screenplay: Cristian Mungiu - Beyond the Hills
  • Jury Prize: Ken Loach - The Angels’ Share
  • Caméra d’Or: Benh Zeitlin - Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Best Short Film: L. Rezan Yesilbas - Sessiz-be deng
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Alain Resnais at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

Alain Resnais at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

Abbas Kiarostami and the cast of Like Someone in Love at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

Alain Resnais, two weeks shy of his 90th birthday, and the cast of You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

Looks like Amour is now the film to beat at Cannes 2012.

Michael Haneke, Alexandre Tharaud, Emmanuelle Riva, and Jean-Louis Trintignant at the Amour photocall at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.