The Croatian-Brazilian co-production

Murina

by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović was awarded the Camera d'Or, the prize for the best debut in all selections of the festival, at the Cannes Film Festival.

With this, the Netherlands is a bit of a prize, in the film the Dutch actor Jonas Smulders (27) plays a supporting role.

The film did not run in the main competition for the Palme d'Or (Golden Palm), but in the parallel section

Quinzaine des Réalisateurs

.

Murina

is about a Croatian teenager who lives with her parents on a remote island.

The arrival of a wealthy businessman and also her mother's ex leads to tension within the family.

Smulders has a supporting role as a partying tourist who moors in the bay with his friends and kisses the main character.

Jonas Smulders was present in Cannes at the premiere of the film.

It is not clear when

Murina can be seen

in Dutch cinemas.

Two Dutchmen were also featured in the main competition. Paul Verhoeven presented his new film

Benedetta

, about the love between two lesbian nuns, but was not awarded. Actor Gijs Naber plays the lead role in the Hungarian film

The Story of My Wife

, which was also not awarded.