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Laure Prouvost's Turner Prize Acceptance Speech Was Adorable

It included lots of tears and a baby.

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Thank you for adopting me, thank you for having a French one here. I've been here so many years and I feel adopted totally now by the UK, thank you.

The 35-year-old won the aware for her film Wantee, which takes the audience in search of her fictional grandfather.

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Nominees David Shrigley (C), Lynette Yiadom-Boake (R) and Laure Prouvost (L) pose for a photograph in Londonderry.


The judges said the piece was "outstanding for its complex and courageous combination of images and objects in a deeply atmospheric environment".