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Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List

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List of Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay winners from every year the award has been given out. All Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay award are listed along with photos for every Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay winners of all time. Anybody who won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay, so most of the famous Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. Use this factual list to make one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion. Everything from Yves Jamiaque to Piero Tellini is included on this list. (44 items)
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Agenore Incrocci is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Agenore Incrocci (4 July 1919 – 15 November 2005), best known as Age, was an Italian screenwriter, considered one of the fathers of the commedia all'italiana as one of the two members of the duo ...more
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Agnès Jaoui is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Agnès Jaoui (born 19 October 1964) is a French actress, screenwriter, film director and singer. She frequently works in collaboration with her former partner Jean-Pierre Bacri.
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Alain Jessua is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Alain Jessua (16 January 1932 – 30 November 2017) was a French film director and screenwriter. He directed ten films between 1956 and 1997. He worked as assistant director for Jacques Becker on ...more
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Alain Le Henry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Alain Le Henry is a screenwriter.
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Alfred L. Werker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Alfred L. Werker
Alfred L. Werker (December 2, 1896 – July 28, 1975) was a film director whose work in movies spanned from 1917 through 1957. After a number of film production jobs and assistant directing, ...more
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Danis Tanović is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Danis Tanović (born 20 February 1969) is a Bosnian film director and screenwriter. Tanović is best known for having directed and written the script for the 2001 Bosnian movie No Man's Land which ...more
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Denys Arcand is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Georges-Henri Denys Arcand (French: [dəni aʁkɑ̃]; born June 25, 1941) is a French Canadian film director, screenwriter and producer. His film The Barbarian Invasions won the Academy Award for ...more
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Dumitru Carabat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Dumitru Carabat
Dumitru Carabat is a screenwriter and film producer.
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Elio Petri is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Elio Petri (29 January 1929 – 10 November 1982) was an Italian political filmmaker.
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Ettore Scola is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Ettore Scola (Italian pronunciation: [ˌɛtːore ˈskɔːla]; 10 May 1931 – 19 January 2016) was an Italian screenwriter and film director. He received a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film in 1978 for ...more
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Fatih Akın is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Fatih Akin (Turkish: Fatih Akın, born 25 August 1973) is a German film director, screenwriter and producer. He is of Turkish descent. He has won numerous awards for his films, including the ...more
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Furio Scarpelli is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Furio Scarpelli (16 December 1919 – 28 April 2010), also called Scarpelli, was an Italian screenwriter, famous for his collaboration on numerous Commedia all'italiana films with Agenore ...more
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Guillermo Arriaga is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Guillermo Arriaga Jordán (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡiˈʎeɾmo aˈrjaɣa]; born 13 March 1958) is a Mexican author, screenwriter, director and producer. Self-defined as "a hunter who works ...more
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Hal Barwood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Hal Barwood is an American screenwriter, film producer, film director, game designer, game producer, freelancer and novelist best known for his work on LucasArts games based on the Indiana Jones ...more
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Hal Hartley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Hal Hartley (born November 3, 1959) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer and composer who became a key figure in the American independent film movement of the 1980s and '90s. He ...more
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Henri Colpi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Henri Colpi (French: [kɔlpi]; 15 July 1921 – 14 January 2006) was a French film editor and film director.
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Jacques Audiard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Jacques Audiard (French: [ʒak odjaʁ]; born 30 April 1952) is a French film director and screenwriter. He is the son of Michel Audiard, also a film director and screenwriter. He has won both the ...more
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James Flamberg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
James Flamberg
James Flamberg is a film writer.
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James Schamus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
James Allan Schamus (born September 7, 1959) is an American screenwriter, co-founder of Good Machine production company, and the CEO of Focus Features, the motion picture production, financing, ...more
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Jean-Pierre Bacri is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Jean-Pierre Bacri (born 24 May 1951) is a French actor and screenwriter who frequently works in collaboration with Agnès Jaoui.
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Jean-Pierre Dardenne is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Jean-Pierre Dardenne is a film director, film producer, screenwriter, cinematographer and film editor.
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Jerzy Skolimowski is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Jerzy Skolimowski (Polish: [jɛʐɨ skɔliˈmɔfskʲi], born 5 May 1938) is a Polish film director, screenwriter, dramatist and actor. A graduate of the prestigious National Film School in Łódź, ...more
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John C. Richards is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
John C. Richards
John C. Richards is a screenwriter.
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Joseph Cedar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Yossef (Joseph) Cedar (Hebrew: יוסף סידר; born August 31, 1968) is an Israeli film director and screenwriter. He has won a Silver Bear and an Ophir Award for Best Director, and an Ophir Award ...more
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Lee Chang-dong is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Lee Chang-dong (Korean: 이창동; Hanja: 李滄東; born April 1, 1954) is a South Korean film director, screenwriter, and novelist. He has directed six feature films: Green Fish (1997), Peppermint Candy ...more