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FILE - In this Friday, May 16, 2014 file photo, from left, actress Demet Akbag, director Nuri Bilgle Ceylan, actor Haluk Bilginer and actress Melisa Soezen pose for photographers with signs reading "soma", a reference to Turkey's worst mining incident in which hundreds of miners were killed earlier in the week in Soma, Turkey, during a photo call for Winter Sleep at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

CANNES, France (AP) — Turkish drama "Winter Sleep" has won the Palme d'Or, the top honor of the Cannes Film Festival.

Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan dedicated the award to "the young people in Turkey and those who lost their lives in the last year." A coal mine fire in Turkey recently killed 301 workers.

Running more than three hours, "Winter Sleep" is about a family running a hotel in the snowy Turkish hills and their strained relationship with their village tenants.

Bennett Miller won the award for best director. His wrestling drama "Foxcatcher" stars Channing Tatum and Steve Carell.

Best actor went to Timothy Spall who stars as British painter J.M.W. Turner in "Mr. Turner." Julianne Moore won best actress for her performance in the Hollywood satire "Maps to the Stars."




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