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Dunst Wins Best Actress Prize at Cannes

May 22, 2011

Kirsten Dunst received the actress prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday for her performance in Lars von Trier's "Melancholia."

"What a week it's been," Dunst said upon accepting the prize. "Thank you to the Cannes Film Festival for still allowing our film to be in competition." She thanked von Trier "for giving me the opportunity to be so brave in this film, and so free."

In "Melancholia," Dunst plays a depressed bride whose wedding occurs a few weeks before a planet finds itself on a collision course with the Earth. Read More



 
 
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