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Philippines' Brillante Mendoza Wins Best Director in 2009 Cannes Film Festival

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Congratulations to our very own, Brillante Mendoza! You've made history!!! :D


CANNES, France (AP) — Awards presented Sunday at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival, chosen by a jury headed by French Actress Isabelle Huppert:

_Palme d'Or (Golden Palm): "The White Ribbon," by Michael Haneke (Austria)

_Grand Prize: "A Prophet," by Jacques Audiard (France)

_Jury Prize: "Fish Tank," by Andrea Arnold (Britain) and "Thirst," By Park Chan-wook (South Korea)

_Special Prize: Alain Resnais

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