Director Julia Ducournau grew to become the second girl to win the Palme d’Or on the 74th Cannes Worldwide Movie Competition on Saturday. The French filmmaker acquired the prize for the absurdist drama Titanium.
Jane Campion grew to become the primary girl ever to win a Palme d’Or in 1993. The New Zealand director acquired the award for The Piano.
The winners of the prizes have been introduced from the Grand Théâtre Lumière within the Palais des Festivals, however the presentation didn’t go easily. Jury chairman Spike Lee mistakenly introduced the winner of the Golden Palm initially of the night. The opposite prizes have been then awarded.
This 12 months 24 movies have been within the working for a Golden Palm. That is the biggest quantity since 1974, when 26 movies have been nominated. The Dutch director Paul Verhoeven was additionally nominated for his lesbian nun drama Benedetta.
Nonetheless, Verhoeven was not awarded, and in addition the Dutch actor Gijs Naber, who performed the lead position of The Story of My Spouse had an opportunity to win the prize for finest actor, noticed the win move by.
The group of the movie competition was pressured to cancel the 2020 version as a result of corona pandemic. This 12 months the occasion in Cannes went forward, however with the required corona exams and fewer public.
The winners of Cannes 2021
Titanium, by director Julia Ducournau
Grand Prize (TIE)
A Hero by director Asghar Farhadi,
Compartment No. 6 van regisseur Juho Kuosmanen
Leos Carax, Annette
Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Drive My Automotive
Renate Reinsve, The Worst Particular person within the World
Jury Prize (TIE)
Ahed’s Knee by director Nadav Lapid
Reminiscence by director Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Caleb Landry Jones, Nitram
Murina van regisseur Antoneta Tackle Kusijanovic
Golden Palm for brief movie
All of the Crows within the World from director Tang Yi
Particular point out: August Sky by director Jasmin Tenucci