First feature by director Amanda Nell Eu won the top prize in Cannes Critics’ Week Photo: Courtesy of Cannes Critics' Week
The narrative revolves around a 12-year-old girl who discovers a terrifying secret about her body which she has to embrace to allow herself to be free.
The French Touch Jury Award sent to Belgian director Paloma Sermon-Daï’s It’s Raining in the House, about adolescence through the relationship of a brother and sister in a dysfunctional family.
Paloma Sermon-Daï won The French Touch jury award It’s Raining in the House Photo: Courtesy of Cannes Critics' Week
The French organisation SACD which defends authors’ rights and liberties, had their prize attached to The Rapture by Iris Kaltenbäck.
The jury was headed by Audrey Diwan, the prize-winning director of Happening.
Team from Tiger Stripes celebrate with selfies at the official screening of their film Photo: Courtesy of Cannes Critics' Week
The 62nd edition of Critics’ Week concluded with a screening of Erwan le Duc’s La fille de son Père with Nahuel Perez Biscayart and Céleste Brunnquell.
The ceremony for the main Competition awards including the coveted Palme d’Or takes place on Saturday evening.