The winner declared: "I’d like to thank the Jury, to thank Cannes and to thank Ashgar who gave me back my confidence. I know that I owe this prize to my people. I dedicate it to them, with all my love, and with all my heart."
Shahab Hosseini, Award for Best Actor - Forushande (The Salesman)
The Best Actor prize has been awarded to Shahab Hosseini by Kirsten Dunst and Katayoon Shahabi, for his role in Forushande (The Salesman), by Asghar Farhadi.