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Bong Joon-ho, Antonio Banderas, Emily Beecham win big at Cannes

By Karen Butler
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Bong Joon-ho, Antonio Banderas, Emily Beecham win big at Cannes
Director Bong Joon-ho arrives at a photocall for the film "Parasite" during the 72nd annual Cannes International Film Festival in France on Wednesday.Photo by David Silpa/UPI | License Photo

May 25 (UPI) -- Parasite won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Saturday.

The Grand Prix went to Atlantics, helmed by Mati Diop, and Céline Sciamma won the Best Screenplay honor for Portrait of a Lady on Fire.

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Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne shared the Best Director prize for Young Ahmed, Variety said.

Antonio Banderas was voted Best Actor for Pain and Glory, and the Best Actress prize was bestowed on Emily Beecham for Little Joe.

The Hollywood Reporter said there was a tie for the Jury Prize: Les Misérables and Bacurau.

Winners at the Cannes Film Festival

Actress Emily Beecham arrives at the award photocall after receiving the "Best Actress" award for the film "Little Joe" on Saturday. Photo by David Silpa/UPI | License Photo

Moments from the Cannes Film Festival

Actress Emily Beecham arrives at the award photocall after receiving the "Best Actress" award for the film "Little Joe" on Saturday. Photo by David Silpa/UPI | License Photo

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