Awards – Best Director

Hou Hsiao-Hsien © AFP / V. Hache


The Best Director prize has been awarded to Nie Yinniang (The Assassin) by Hou Hsiao-Hsien

On receiving the prize from the hands of actress Valeria Golino, the winner thanked the film team: “It’s my seventh time in Cannes. I’ve won a prize before, but this one is very special.”