ANKARA (AA) - British director Ken Loach has won Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for "I, Daniel Blake".
He had previously won the award for The Wind That Shakes The Barley in 2006.
A jury presided by the Mad Max series director, George Miller awarded the Grand Prix winner to Canadian Xavier Dolan for Juste La Fin Du Monde (It’s Only the End of the World).
The Iranian film Forushande (The Salesman) by Asghar Farhadi received two awards, for Best Screenplay and for Best Actor, won by Shahab Hosseini.
The 2016 Cannes International Film Festival has run from May 11 to 22 in Cannes, France.
Last year, French director Jacques Audiard won the Palme d’Or for the movie Dheepan.
In 2014, it was won by Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan for his movie Winter Sleep.
All the winners from the closing night ceremony of the 69th Cannes film festival, as they were announced:
Best short film: Timecode
Caméra d’Or (best first feature): Divines (director: Houda Benyamina)
Honorary Palme d’Or: Jean-Pierre Léaud
Best actor: Shahab Hosseini, The Salesman
Jury prize: Andrea Arnold, American Honey
Best screenplay: Asghar Fahardi, The Salesman
Best actress: Jaclyn Jose, Ma Rosa
Best director: Graduation (Cristian Mungui) and Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayes)
Grand Prix: Xavier Dolan, It’s Only the End of the World
Palme d’Or: I, Daniel Blake
*Anadolu Agency Correspondent Sibel Ugurlu contributed to this story from Ankara.