For the second time in history, a film made by a woman won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. titan, by Frenchman Julia Ducornau, won the award for best film of the 74th edition of the festival this Saturday, 17 July, as it was announced, possibly mistakenly, by the chairman of the jury, Spike Lee.
The order of distribution of the prizes always leaves the winner of La Palma as the last one to be announced, as it is the most important prize of the festival, but Lee is asked about the list of honors before the astonished gaze of his companions. were confused. Jury member.
However, the announcement was resumed in the established order and the Palme d’Or has yet to be officially announced.
Julia DuCournau receives the Palme d’Or for “Titan” from Sharon Stone. afp photo
French woman receives palm from actress Sharon Stone. Lee, after apologizing, was about to re-announce the award ahead of time, as Stone had not yet taken the stage.
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So in 74 editions, only two female filmmakers won the top prize at Cannes.
Norwegian Renate Reinsway thanks her pride as Best Actress for “The Worst Person in the World”. afp photo
DuCournau’s film is the most aggressive and violent of the 24 competing for the Palme d’Or. Starring actress Agathe Roussell, the film tells the story of a woman who becomes a murderer who feels a sexual attraction to cars.
The jury of the Cannes Film Festival also awarded acting awards to two actors who are hardly known to the general public, American Caleb Landry Jones and Norwegian Renate Reinsway, for their roles. nitram u the worst person in the world.
Caleb Landry Jones took home the Best Actor award for Australia’s “Nitram”. photo ef
Caleb Landry Jones, who has played supporting roles in American independent cinema, plays the author of a genocide that struck Australia in 1996, while Rinsway plays a millennial in the midst of an existential crisis.
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