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After Michael Haneke and Mark Andrews took their prizes, Robert Downey Jr. introduces this year's honoree for Cecil B. Demille award, Jodie Foster.
The Oscar-tipped, Palme D'Or-winning drama also helps Michael Haneke win best director and Emmanuelle Riva claim best actress.
The snippet sees Georges looking worried and repeatedly asking 'What's going on?' to his wife, who seems to be dying as she shows no expression while sitting alone in a dining room.
Paul Thomas Anderson is named the Best Director, Jennifer Lawrence and Emmanuelle Riva are the Best Actresses, and Joaquin Phonenix is hailed as the Best Actor.
After claiming his second Palme d'Or at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, Haneke reveals that working with octogenarian actors was the biggest difficulty of filming the acclaimed drama.
The 65th edition of the annual world-class movie festival also names Mads Mikkelsen as the Best Actor, and Cristina Flutur as well as Cosmina Stratan as the Best Actresses.
Responding to the issue, Cannes' artistic director claims that the films chosen to compete at the festival were picked 'without regard to race, color, sex, language, religion, political opinion.'