Cannes loves Haneke's Amour

2012-05-27 20:10
Cannes - Michael Haneke has won the Cannes Film Festival's top prize for a second time with his film about love and death, Amour.

Haneke previously won Cannes' top prize in 2009 for The White Ribbon.

The festival jury awarded the second-place Grand Prize to Matteo Garrone's Italian satire Reality and Ken Loach's whiskey-tasting comedy The Angels' Share won the third-place Jury Prize.

Acting prizes went to Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen for The Hunt and jointly to Cristina Flutur and Cosmina Stratan for Romanian movie Beyond the Hills.