Diane Kruger won the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival for her performance in German-language drama Aus dem Nichts (In The Fade).


The 40-year-old took home the prestigious prize for the film, directed by Fatih Akin. Her ex-husband Joshua Jackson gushed about his pride for his ex in an Instagram post. “Yes she Cannes,” he started. “Having witnessed the integrity and dedication that you bring to every job, I’m over the moon to see you getting the recognition you deserve. Only question is what took ’em so long! CONGRATULATIONS, Josh #dianekruger.”

Kruger did not even think the film would be accepted into the festival, let alone that she would win any awards for her performance. She had made a bet with Akin that the film wouldn’t make it to Cannes, and because it did, she now has to get a tattoo. Apparently Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy made a similar bet with The Revenant.

Akin says that Kruger promised to get a tattoo of an anchor somewhere on her body if the film made it to Cannes, despite not liking tattoos in the first place. Lucky for her, the size and location of the ink was not part of the bet. Akin even says he’s already chosen the tattoo parlor where she’ll have it done.

See the trailer for the film below.

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