Luxembourgish actress Vicky Krieps was awarded a prize for best actress at the Cannes film festival.

Before the traditional Palme d'Or awards ceremony on Saturday, films were awarded in the second official selection - Un Certain Regard - on Friday evening.

Krieps won the prize for best performance for her portrayal of Empress Elisabeth in the revisionist costume film Corsage by Marie Kreutzer.

The jury, presided over by Valeria Golino, awarded the French film Les pires by producer Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret the Un Certain Regard prize.

Meanwhile, the award for best actor went to French actor Adam Bessa for his role in the film Harka.

Un Certain Regard Award
"Les pires" by Lise Akoka and Romane Gueret Jury Award
"Joyland" by Saim Sadique

Scenography award
Producer Alexandru Belc and his film "Metronom"

Best performance award
Vicky Krieps in "Corsage"
Adam Bessa in "Harka"

Best screenplay award
"Mediterranean Fever" by Maha Haj

Jury's Favourite
"Rodéo" by Lola Quivoron

The jury for the selection of Un Certain Regard was composed of Valeria Golino, Debra Granik, Joanna Kulig, Edgar Ramirez, and Benjamin Biolay.

Trailer "Corsage"