Award Winners 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, 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 Age & Scarpelli, together ...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 is a French screenwriter, film director, actress 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 is a French film director and screenwriter. He directed ten films between 1956 and 1997. He worked as assistant director for Jacques Becker on the set of Casque d'or, with Max ...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 was a film director whose work in movies spanned from 1917 through 1957. After a number of film production jobs and assistant directing, Werker co-directed his first film, ...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 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 won him the Academy ...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, CC CQ is a Canadian film director, screenwriter and producer. He has won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film in 2004 for The Barbarian Invasions. He has also been ...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 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 is an Italian screenwriter and film director.

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Fatih Akın is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Fatih Akın is a German film director, screenwriter and producer of Turkish descent.

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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, also called Scarpelli, was an Italian screenwriter, famous for his collaboration on numerous Commedia all'italiana films with Agenore Incrocci, forming the duo Age & ...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 is a Mexican author, screenwriter, director and producer. Self-defined as “a hunter who works as a writer,” he is best known for his BAFTA-nominated script for 21 ...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, game designer and game producer best known for his work on games based on the Indiana Jones license.

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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 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 is best known for his ...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 was a French film editor and film director. Colpi directed the 1961 film Une aussi longue absence, which is well known for sharing the Palme d'Or at the 1961 Cannes Film Festival ...more

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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 is a French film director and screenwriter; and the son of Michel Audiard, also a notable screenwriter and film director. He won twice both the César Award for Best Film ...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 Schamus is an American award-winning screenwriter, co-founder of Good Machine production company, and the CEO of Focus Features until its merging with FilmDistrict, the motion picture ...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 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 is a Polish film director, screenwriter, dramatist and actor. A graduate of the prestigious National Film School in Łódź, Skolimowski has directed more than twenty films ...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 Cedar is an Israeli film director and screenwriter. He has won a Silver Bear and an Ophir Award for Best Director, and an Ophir Award for writing a Best Screenplay. He also won the best ...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 is a South Korean film director, screenwriter and novelist. He is best known for his films Peppermint Candy, Oasis, Secret Sunshine, and Poetry. Lee won the Best Director award at ...more

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Lou Ye is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Lou Ye, born 1965, is a Chinese screenwriter-director who is commonly grouped with the "Sixth Generation" directors of Chinese cinema.

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Luc Dardenne is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Luc Dardenne is a film producer, film director and screenwriter.

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Massimo Franciosa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Massimo Franciosa was an Italian screenwriter and film director. He wrote for 72 films between 1955 and 1991. He also directed nine films between 1963 and 1971. He was nominated for an Oscar for ...more

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Matthew Robbins is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Matthew Robbins is an American screenwriter, film producer and director. He has worked with Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Guillermo del Toro and Walter Murch and has had cameo appearances in ...more

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Michel Blanc is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Michel Blanc is a French actor and director. He is noted for his roles of losers and hypochondriacs. He is frequently associated with Le Splendid, which he co-founded, along with Thierry ...more

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Pasquale Festa Campanile is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Pasquale Festa Campanile was an Italian screenwriter, film director and novellist. He was born at Melfi and died in Rome.

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Paul Laverty is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Paul Laverty is a Scottish lawyer and scriptwriter.

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Pedro Almodóvar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Pedro Almodóvar Caballero is a Spanish film director, screenwriter, producer and former actor. He came to prominence as a director and screenwriter during La Movida Madrileña, a ...more

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Pier Paolo Pasolini is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Pier Paolo Pasolini was an Italian film director, poet, writer and intellectual. Pasolini distinguished himself as a poet, journalist, philosopher, novelist, playwright, filmmaker, newspaper and ...more

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Piero Tellini is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Piero Tellini was a screenwriter and film director.

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Pierre Schoendoerffer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Pierre Schoendoerffer was a French film director, a screenwriter, a writer, a war reporter, a war cameraman, a renowned First Indochina War veteran, a cinema academician. He was president of the ...more

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Ray Rigby is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Ray Rigby

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Steven Spielberg is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Steven Allan Spielberg is an American filmmaker. Spielberg is consistently considered as one of the leading pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular ...more

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Terence Rattigan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan, CBE was a British dramatist. He was one of England's most popular mid twentieth century dramatists. His plays are typically set in an upper-middle-class background. ...more

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Thanassis Valtinos is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Thanassis Valtinos Thanassis Valtinos is a screenwriter.

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Theodoros Angelopoulos is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Theodoros "Theo" Angelopoulos was a Greek filmmaker, screenwriter and film producer. An acclaimed and multi-awarded film director who dominated the Greek art film industry from 1975 on, ...more

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Tonino Guerra is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Antonio "Tonino" Guerra was an Italian concentration camp survivor, poet, writer and screenwriter who collaborated with some of the most prominent film directors of the world.

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Yuri Arabov is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Yuri Arabov is a screenwriter and a writer.

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Yves Jamiaque is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay Winners List
Yves Jamiaque