DIANE KRUGER BEST ACTRESS IN CANNES

2017-05-28

Diane Kruger has been awarded the Best Actress award at the 70th Festival de Cannes for her role in German director Fatih Akin's competition entry IN THE FADE (DE/FR, bombero international, Warner Bros. Film Productions Germany, corazón international). This was announced this evening at the awards ceremony in Cannes.

The Palme d'Or went to the German co-production THE SQUARE by Ruben Östlund (SE/FR/DE/DK, Essential Film). LOVELESS by Andrey Zvyagintsev (RU/BE/DE/FR, Senator Film Produktion) - another German co-production - won the Jury Prize.

The German Hollywood-star Diane Kruger plays Katja in IN THE FADE: Katja’s life collapses after the death of husband and son in a bomb attack. After the time of mourning and injustice, here comes the time of revenge.

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