By EW Staff
June 05, 1998 at 04:00 AM EDT

CREME DE LA CREME

~WINNERS~

GOLDEN PALM Theo Angelopoulos’ Eternity and a Day (Greece-Italy-France; no U.S. distributor yet)

GRAND JURY PRIZE (2nd place): Roberto Benigni’s Life Is Beautiful (Italy; Miramax)

JURY PRIZE (3rd-place tie): Claude Miller’s The Class Trip (France; no U.S. distributor yet) and Thomas Vinterberg’s The Celebration (Denmark; October)

GOLDEN CAMERA (best first film): Marc Levin’s Slam (U.S.; Trimark)

BEST DIRECTOR John Boorman, The General (Ireland-U.K.; possible Sony Pictures Classics acquisition)

BEST MALE PERFORMANCE Peter Mullan, My Name Is Joe (U.K.-Germany; no U.S. distributor yet)

BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE Elodie Bouchez and Natacha Regnier, The Dream Life of Angels (France; Sony Pictures Classics)

ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION Todd Haynes, Velvet Goldmine (U.K.-U.S.; Miramax) Best Screenplay Hal Hartley, Henry Fool (U.S.; Sony Pictures Classics)

TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro for Carlos Saura’s Tango (Argentina-Spain; Sony Pictures Classics)

YOUTH PRIZE Last Night (Canada-France, no U.S. distributor yet)

~INTERNATIONAL CRITICS PRIZES~

COMPETING FILM The Hole (Taiwan-France)

NONCOMPETING FILM Happiness (U.S.; October)

ECUMENICAL JURY PRIZE Eternity and a Day

~JURORS~

MARTIN SCORSESE (president), British director MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM, French director ALAIN CORNEAU, Chinese director CHEN KAIGE, rapper MC SOLAAR, Cuban screenwriter ZOE VALDES, and actresses CHIARA MASTROIANNI, LENA OLIN, WINONA RYDER, and SIGOURNEY WEAVER

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