the live rankings – Libération

the live rankings – Libération
the live rankings – Libération

Follow live announcements from the closing ceremony of the 77th Cannes Film Festival, and the verdict of the jury chaired by Greta Gerwig.

Greta Gerwig and her jury saw the 22 films in the competition and we imagine that, like us, they went through all the nuances ranging from total support to the most categorical rejection. Except that obviously, it’s a matter of coordinating impressions and finding the right wavelength to achieve a list of winners that strikes people’s minds and above all, like last year with Anatomy of a fall by Justine Triet, satellites a film and a filmmaker for at least one year of international honors curriculum. This year, the lucky winners are:

Female Actor Award

Collective for Karla Sofía Gascón, Zoe Saldana, Selena Gomez and Adriana Paz in Emilia Perez by Jacques Audiard

The song is sluggish. With hyper-voluntary scenes, the French director overdoes it in this improbable musical comedy, where a repentant Mexican drug trafficker changes sex. Read our review

Male Actor Award

Jesse Plemons for Kinds of Kindness by Yorgos Lanthimos

Chelou are you there? Persisting in vain and increasingly gratuitous provocations, the filmmaker explores the vicissitudes of the world through three portraits of psychopaths, without ever interest us in the fate of his characters. Read our review

Screenplay Award

The Substance by Coralie Fargeat

Wrinkle or die. The French director has a blast with a shock and gore comedy about the aging of the female body, with Demi Moore as the star on the comeback, trying to restore her youth thanks to a serum with monstrous side effects. Read our review

Golden camera

Armand by Halfdan Ullmann Tondel

Special Mention of the Camera d’Or

Mongrel by Chiang Wei Liang

We are full of pain. Despite its singularity, the film by Chiang Wei Liang, a young Taiwanese filmmaker, about an exploited migrant worker pushes its pessimism and harshness a little further. Read our review

Palme d’Or for short film

The Man Who Could Not Remain Silent by Nebojsa Slijepčević

Queer palm

Three kilometers to the end of the world by Emanuel Parvu

In deep Romania, homophobia by the kilo. In the sumptuous setting of the Danube delta, either Three kilometers to the end of the world, Emanuel Parvu recounts, sometimes too vividly, the rejection by an entire village of a young boy caught kissing another. Read our review

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