The Dardenne brother have previously won two Golden Palms at the festival for their films Rosetta and L’Enfant. This year’s Golden Palm was won by the South Korean film Parasite by the film-maker Bong Joon Ho.
Le Jeune Ahmed will go on general release on Wednesday. The film tells the story of a Muslim teenager that is indoctrinated into fundamentalist Islam by a radical imam.
There was also a prize for another film Nuestras Madres by César Díaz. He took the Caméra d’Or for best debut film as a director. A Franco-Belgian coproduction Altlantique.