Winter Sleep wins Palme d'Or at Cannes 2014

Winter Sleep has been awarded the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival 2014.

Nuri Bilge Ceylan's three hours plus super-talky Turkish film about a Hotel in the Cappadocian mountain region, and the community that surrounds it, scooped top honours at the festival.

Alice Rohrwacher's The Wonders scored the Grand Prix, and Timothy Spall and Julianne Moore took home the Actor and Actor prizes.

The full list of winners is as follows:


Winter Sleep
by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

The Wonders by Alice Rohrwacher

Award for Best Director

Bennett Miller for Foxcatcher

Jury Prize

Mommy by Xavier Dolan AND Goodbye to Language by Jean-Luc Godard

Award for Best Screenplay

Andrei Zvyagintsev for Leviathan

Award for Best Actress

Julianne Moore in Maps to the Stars by David Cronenberg

Award for Best Actor

Timothy Spall in Mr. Turner by Mike Leigh.