With the Palme d’Or and other winners unveiled today in the main Cannes Film Festival competition, Un Certain Regard awarded its own winners, with two Asian films among them.
Koji Fukada’s “Harmonium” won the Jury Prize, while the french MK2 has purchased the rights for international distribution.
In the awards ceremony, Fukada took to the stage amid loud applause. He thanked the staff and cast and said he has been supported by so many people.
For more information regarding the film, take a look here: SE Asian Films in the Cannes Film Festival
The Red Turtle, Michael Dudok de Wit’s first collaboration with Studio Ghibli won the the Special Jury Prize, while Sony Pictures Classics purchased the rights for distribution in North and Latin America.
For more information regarding the film, take a look here: Trailer for the latest Studio Ghibli Film, “The Red Turtle”