The Europa Cinemas Label in the Directors’ Fortnight goes to Lucia’s Grace

Lucia’s Grace by Italy’s Gianni Zanasi, which was unveiled in the 50th Directors’ Fortnight at the 71st Cannes Film Festival, has won the Europa Cinemas Label (handed out by a jury of exhibitors to the best European film screened in the parallel section).

The film follows a young surveyor (Alba Rohrwacher) whose future career is put in jeopardy when she realises that the imminent construction of an ambitious building turns out to be hazardous for the environment, and she will quickly be put to the test.

Here is the complete list of winners:

Europa Cinemas Label
Lucia’s Grace – Gianni Zanasi (Italy)

SACD Award
The Trouble With You – Pierre Salvadori (France)

Art Cinema Award
Climax  – Gaspar Noé (France/Belgium)

Short Film Award
Skip Day – Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan (USA)