Xavier Dolan Wins Jury Prize at 2014 Cannes Film Festival

5.24.2014

By Stacy Lambe

Check out a complete list of winners

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On Saturday, the 2014 Cannes Film Festival honored the best of the movies showcased at the annual French festival. While a shirtless Justin Bieber and a partying Linday Lohan attempted to steal the spotlight, neither one distracted critics from handing out top honors.

Among those celebrated was Xavier Dolan, the 25-year-old gay filmmaker — and Out's best-dressed man of the week — behind Mommy. The black comedy about mothers and sons received rave reviews following its screening at the festival. Dolan was honored with the Jury Prize, which is considered the third most prestigious award behind Palme d'Or and Grand Prix.    

In addition to his win, Julianne Moore won Best Actress and the Channing Tatum Oscar-bait vehicle, Foxcatcher — produced by Megan Ellison — won Best Director for Bennett Miller. 

In its fifth year, the independently-sponsored Queer Palm Award was handed out to Pride, which depicts the true story about LGBT activists who raise money to help families affected by the 1984 UK miners' strike.

Check out a complete list of winners below:

Palme d'Or

Winter Sleep, director Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Grand Prix

Le Meraviglie, director Alice Rohrwacher

Jury Prize – Tie

Mommy, director Xavier Dolan

Goodbye To Language, director Jean-Luc Godard

Best Director

Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher

Best Screenplay

Andrey Zvyagintsev and Oleg Negin, Leviathan

Best Actress

Julianne Moore, Maps To The Stars

Best Actor

Timothy Spall, Mr. Turner

Camera d'Or

Party Girl, directors Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger, and Samuel Theis

Short Film

Leidi, director Simón Mesa Soto

Queer Palm

Pride, director Matthew Warchus

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