1996 Cannes Film Festival

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Palme d'OrSecrets and Lies, Mike Leigh (United Kingdom)
Grand PrizeBreaking the Waves, Lars von Trier (Denmark)
Best ActorsPascal Duquenne and Daniel Auteuil, Eighth Day (France)
Best ActressBrenda Blethyn, Secrets and Lies (United Kingdom)
DirectionFargo, Joel Coen (United States)

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ScreenplayA Self-Made Hero, Alain le Henry (France)
Special Jury PrizeCrash, David Cronenberg (Canada)
Camera d'Or for Film DebutLove Serenade, Shirley Barrett (Australia)
TechniqueMicrocosmos (France)
Palme d'Or for Short FilmThe Wind (Hungary)
Special Jury Prize for Short FilmSmall Deaths, Lynne Ramsay (United Kingdom)

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