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Romanian director wins Cannies' top prize
By TIMES WIRES
Published May 28, 2007
Romanian director Cristian Mungiu won the Cannes Film Festival's top prize Sunday with 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, a portrait of an illegal abortion in Communist-era Romania. The other winners:
Grand Prize: Mogari No Mori (The Mourning Forest), Naomi Kawase, Japan.
Jury Prize: film festival Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud, Iran and France; and Stellet Licht (Silent Light), Carlos Reygadas, Mexico.
60th Anniversary Prize: Gus Van Sant, Paranoid Park, United States
Director: Le Scaphandre et le papillon (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, ) Julian Schnabel, United States
Actor: Konstantin Lavronenko, The Banishment, Russia
Actress: Jeon Do-yeon, Secret Sunshine, South Korea
Screenplay: The Edge of Heaven, Fatih Akin, Germany
Golden Camera (first-time director): Meduzot, Etgar Keret and Shira Geffen, Israel
Short film: Ver Llover, (Watching it Rain), Elisa Miller, Mexico
No record for new 'Pirates'
At World's End hauled in $112.5-million from Friday to Sunday, well below last summer's $135.6-million opening weekend for predecessor Dead Man's Chest. Rounding out the weekend's top five: Shrek the Third, $51-million; Spider-Man 3, $13.7-million; Bug, $3.3-million; and Waitress, $3.1-million.