‘The Triangle of Sadness’ Wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

‘The Triangle of Sadness’ Wins Palme d’Or at Cannes


KANS, France – Swedish director Robin Ostland’s satirical novel “The Triangle of Sadness” won the Palm D at the 75th Cannes Film Festival in a ceremony here on Saturday. A blunt, ugly version of class politics, the film quickly divided critics.

The awards ceremony lasted a relatively painless 90 minutes, another reminder that Cannes focused on the films themselves, not the accompanying circus. Held inside the magnificent Grand Lumire Theater inside the festival’s headquarters – with a jury of nine people watching from the stage – the awards are given significant legal status and create much-needed public outreach for the films that After years of epidemics, things are going awry. A difficult world for art cinema.

The second prize of the Grand Prix – the prize – was split between Belgian director Lucas Dhont’s “Close” and French writer Claire Denis’s “Stars at Nun”. “Stars at Noon” was brutally criticized by critics, but it wasn’t entirely a shock that it won the award: Vincent London, president of this year’s jury, has appeared in several Dennis films. Lumière’s audience warmly applauded a critique of two 13-year-old boys and the audience’s favorite “clues” whose tragic friendship has been tested.

The Jury Prize, the third prize, was divided between two completely different dramas: “EO”, a thriller about the donkey of Polish author Jerzy Skulimowski, and “The Eight Mountains”, directed by Belgian filmmakers. Is the story of the age to come. Felix van Groeningen and Charlotte Vandermeresh. Skulimowski, 84, thanked all six of his donkeys and began his acceptance speech, which included a little beauty named Taco. On her part, Vandermeresh surprised her co-director and partner by repeatedly kissing her before she began her acceptance speech.

South Korean director Park Chan-won won the director’s award.Decision to leaveAn entertaining twisty thriller (overshadowed by Hitchcock’s “Vertigo”), which was a critical favorite. “That’s great,” Park said in English as he took the stage, although he did add an explanation.

Screenplay Award for Charming (and Chatty) Drama.Boy from heaven“From Swedish director Tariq Saleh. The film explores the political conspiracies surrounding a young Egyptian student, a Sunni Muslim, as he begins his studies at a powerful religious university. Accept his award. After doing so, Saleh named his award to the young Egyptian filmmakers: “Raise your voice, and tell your stories.”

In a big surprise in Syria, the best actress went to Czar Amir Ibrahimi, the star of the Iranian-born director Ali Abbasi’s widely disliked true crime drama “Holy Spider”. She plays a journalist who faces police indifference and rudeness when she detects a serial killer. The Best Actor award went to South Korean actor (“Parasite”) Song Kang Ho, for his sensitive, lively performance as a child smuggler in Japanese author Hirokazu Kori Ida’s latest film “Broker”. Is.

In honor of the festival’s 75th anniversary, a special award was given to Jane Pierre and Lok Dardin, who once again “Tory and Lokita“About two undocumented African immigrants in a cruel, very uninvited Belgian. Dardennes is one of the most just. Distinguished filmmakers Twice in Cannes history, winning the Palm (1999 for “Rosetta” and 2005 for “The Child”). This honor was very much deserved.

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