59th Cannes Film Festival

France, May 17 - May 28 2006

The jury

Robert Koehler (US), Laurent Aknin (France), Ernesto Garratt (Chile), Jorge Gutman (Canada), Esin Kücüktepepinar (Turkey), Altaf Mazid (India), Shahla Nahid (France), Simon Popek (Slovenia), Jaan Ruus (Estonia), Dubravka Vojvodic (Serbia)

Awarded films

As every year, our jury at the 59th edition of the major film event in the world distinguished three films. The prize for a film in competition went to the big absent of the main jury awards, Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s fourth film, Climates (Iklimler). The prize for a film in Un certain regard went to the first feature by Paraguayan filmmaker Paz Encina, Hamaca Paraguaya. As for the prize for a film in the Director’s Fortnight or the Critics’ Week, it was awarded to William Friedkin’s Bug.