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Closing ceremony of 62nd Cannes

2009-05-25 06:57:35 GMT2009-05-25 14:57:35 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

The Jury (from L), actress from China's Taiwan Shu Qi, US actress Robin Wright Penn, British novelist and screenwriter Hanif Kureishi, South Korean director and screenwriter Lee Chang-Dong, Italian actress and director Asia Argento, Indian actress Sharmila Tagore, French actress and president of the jury Isabelle Huppert, Turkish director, screenwriter and actor Nuri Bilge Ceylan and US director James Gray arrive for the screening of "Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky" by French director Jan Kounen and the Closing Ceremony of the 62nd Cannes Film Festival on May 24, 2009 in Cannes, southern France. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi arrives for the screening of "Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky" by French director Jan Kounen and the Closing Ceremony of the 62nd Cannes Film Festival on May 24, 2009 in Cannes, southern France. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)

Member of the Jury and actress from China's Taiwan Shu Qi arrives for the screening of "Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky" by French director Jan Kounen and the Closing Ceremony of the 62nd Cannes Film Festival on May 24, 2009 in Cannes, southern France. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)

Member of the Jury and Italian actress and director Asia Argento arrives for the screening of "Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky" by French director Jan Kounen and the Closing Ceremony of the 62nd Cannes Film Festival on May 24, 2009 in Cannes, southern France. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)

Members of the Jury (from left) actress Shu Qi from China's Taiwan, Italian actress and director Asia Argento, French actress and president of the jury Isabelle Huppert, Turkish director, screenwriter and actor Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Indian actress Sharmila Tagore, South Korean director and screenwriter Lee Chang-Dong, British novelist and screenwriter Hanif Kureishi, US actress Robin Wright Penn, and US director James Gray arrive for the screening of "Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky" by French director Jan Kounen and the Closing Ceremony of the 62nd Cannes Film Festival on May 24, 2009 in Cannes, southern France. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)

The 62nd Cannes Film Festival closed on May 24, 2009 in Cannes, southern France.

The coveted Palme d'Or—the equivalent to a best picture nod—went to Austria's Michael Haneke and his drama The White Ribbon, which centers on impending World War I guilt and tragedy.

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