The seventy fifth version of the Cannes Movie Competition got here to a glittering shut on Saturday with the nine-member jury giving out the massive awards on the prestigious competition. Swedish director Ruben Ostlund’s class warfare comedy took the highest honours by successful the competition’s prime prize–the Palme d’Or. Korean cinema once more confirmed its dominance by taking house a number of awards for various movies. Additionally learn: Cannes Movie Competition: Shaunak Sen’s All That Breathes, India’s solely entry, wins L’Oeil d’Or for finest documentary movie

The awards had been chosen by a nine-member jury headed by French actor Vincent Lindon and offered Saturday in a closing ceremony inside Cannes’ Grand Lumière Theater. The jury included an Indian face in actor Deepika Padukone. A separate part of two awards for documentary movies was adjudged e earlier on Saturday. These awards had been adjudged by a separate jury.


Palme d’Or- Triangle of Unhappiness

Grand Prix- Shut and Stars at Midday (shared)

Jury Prize- The Eight Mountains and EO (shared)

Finest Director- Park Chan-wook (Choice to Go away)

Finest Actor- Track Kang Ho (Dealer)

Finest Actress- Zar Amir Ebrahimi (Holy Spider)

Finest Screenplay- Tarik Saleh (Boy from Heaven)

Digicam d’Or- Battle Pony

Jury Particular Award- Tori and Lokita

L’Oeil d’Or- All That Breathes

Jury Particular Award (documentary)- Mariupolis 2

Palme d’Or, given to the perfect movie on the competitors, is taken into account probably the most prestigious movie awards within the sworld. Ruben Ostlund’s earlier film–The Sq. (2017)–had additionally gained the award. Triangle of Unhappiness, that includes Woody Harrelson as a Marxist yacht captain and a climactic scene with rampant vomiting, pushes the satire even additional.

The seventy fifth Cannes Movie Competition – Closing ceremony – Cannes, France, Might 28, 2022. Director Ruben Ostlund, Palme d’Or award winner for the movie movie “Triangle of Unhappiness”, reacts. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY(REUTERS)

The second prize, the Grand Prix, was shared between the Belgian director Lukas Dhont’s tender boyhood drama Shut, about two 13-year-old boys whose bond is tragically separated after their intimacy is mocked by schoolmates; and French filmmaking legend Claire Denis’ Stars at Midday, a Denis Johnson adaptation starring Margaret Qualley as a journalist in Nicaragua.

The jury prize–considered the de facto third prize at Cannes–was shared by the friendship story The Eight Mountains, by Charlotte Vandermeersch and Felix Van Groeningen, and Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO, a couple of donkey’s journey throughout a pitiless fashionable Europe. “I want to thank my donkeys,” mentioned Skolimowski, who proceeded to thank all six donkeys used within the movie by title.

The directing prize went to South Korean filmmaker Park Chan-wook, finest identified for Oldboy and The Handmaiden, for his twisty noir Choice to Go away, a romance fused with a police procedural.

Korean star Track Kang Ho was named finest actor for his efficiency in Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s movie Dealer, a couple of Korean household looking for a house for an deserted child. “I’d wish to thank all those that recognize Korean cinema,” mentioned the actor. He’s finest identified for starring in Bong Joon Ho’s Palme d’Or-winning movie Parasite.

The 75th Cannes Film Festival - Photocall after Closing ceremony - Cannes, France, May 28, 2022. Zar Amir-Ebrahimi, Best Actress award winner for her role in the film "Holy Spider" (Les Nuits de Mashhad), poses. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY(REUTERS)
The seventy fifth Cannes Movie Competition – Photocall after Closing ceremony – Cannes, France, Might 28, 2022. Zar Amir-Ebrahimi, Finest Actress award winner for her function within the movie “Holy Spider” (Les Nuits de Mashhad), poses. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY(REUTERS)

Finest actress went to exiled Iranian actor Zar Amir Ebrahimi for her efficiency as a journalist in Ali Abbasi’s Holy Spider, a true-crime thriller a couple of serial killer concentrating on intercourse employees within the Iranian non secular metropolis of Mashhad. Violent and graphic, Holy Spider wasn’t permitted to shoot in Iran and as an alternative was made in Jordan. Accepting the award, Ebrahimi mentioned the movie depicts “all the things that’s not possible to indicate in Iran.”

Swedish-Egyptian filmmaker Tarik Saleh took finest screenplay at Cannes for Boy From Heaven, a thriller set in Cairo’s Al-Azhar Mosque.

The award for finest first film–the Digicam d’Or–went to Riley Keough and Gina Gammell for Battle Pony, a drama concerning the Pine Ridge Reservation made in collaboration with Oglala Lakota and Sicangu Lakota residents.

The jury additionally awarded a particular award for the seventy fifth Cannes to Belgian administrators Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, two-time Palme-winners and lengthy a daily presence on the competition, for his or her immigrant drama Tori and Lokita.

The 75th Cannes Film Festival - Photocall for the film "All That Breathes" presented as part of Special Screenings - Cannes, France, May 23, 2022. Director Shaunak Sen poses. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe(REUTERS)
The seventy fifth Cannes Movie Competition – Photocall for the movie “All That Breathes” offered as a part of Particular Screenings – Cannes, France, Might 23, 2022. Director Shaunak Sen poses. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe(REUTERS)

The one Indian movie within the competitors part was Shaunak Sen’s documentary All That Breathes, which gained the competition’s prime prize for documentaries–L’OEil d’Or. The jury’s Particular Award for documentaries was given to Lithuanian filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravicius’ closing movie Mariupolis 2, an intimate take a look at the Russia-Ukraine struggle. Mantas was allegedly killed by the Russian military whereas capturing the documentary in April.

This yr, the most important Hollywood movies at Cannes–Elvis, Prime Gun: Maverick, Three Thousand Years of Longing–played outdoors Cannes’ competitors lineup of 21 movies. However their presence helped restore a few of Cannes’ glamour after the pandemic scaled down the competition for the final two years.

Indian presence on the competition was additionally famous this yr with Union Minister for Data and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur main a delegation on the pink carpet. The group included actors R Madhavan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Pooja Hegde, Tamannaah, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, lyricist Prasoon Joshi, and musicians AR Rahman, Ricky Kej, and Mame Khan. Different Indians on the festivals included Kamal Haasan, Urvashi Rautela, Hina Khan, Helly Shah, and Pa.Ranjith.

(With AP inputs)

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