CANNES, FRANCE (Reuters) – A film set in the working-class neighborhoods of Boulogne-sur-Mer in northern France won first prize in the “Un Certain Regard” section of the Cannes Film Festival on Friday. Canes.
“The Worst”, directed by Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret, tells the story of four teenagers selected to play in a film following a street casting.
“Joyland”, a film by Saim Sadiq which seeks to break gender stereotypes in Pakistan, won the jury prize.
“Un certain regard” rewards young talents and arthouse films.
The Palme d’Or of the 75th Cannes Film Festival will be awarded on Saturday.
(Report Hanna Rantala and Mimosa Spencer, edited by Jean-Michel Bélot)
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