The Palme d’Or of the 2024 Cannes Film Festival and all the awards from this 77th edition

The Palme d’Or of the 2024 Cannes Film Festival and all the awards from this 77th edition
The Palme d’Or of the 2024 Cannes Film Festival and all the awards from this 77th edition
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CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP Sean Baker received the Palme d’Or of the 77th Cannes Film Festival from George Lucas, who for his part received an honorary Palme d’Or.

CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP

Sean Baker received the Palme d’Or of the 77th Cannes Film Festival from George Lucas, who for his part received an honorary Palme d’Or.

CINEMA – The curtain comes down. It’s time to put away the red carpet. After twelve days of competition for the 22 selected feature films, the jury of the 77th Cannes Film Festival, chaired by the director of barbie Greta Gerwig delivered her verdict this Saturday, May 25, at the end of the awards ceremony.

And it was Sean Baker who won the Palme d’Or for his Anora. “ This film is magnificent and full of humanity. He allowed us to laugh and hope beyond hope », whispered the president of the jury about this action comedy about the meeting between a prostitute and the son of a Russian oligarch.

The Grand Prize goes to All We Imagine as Light by Indian filmmaker Payal Kapadia, where the Jury Prize was awarded to Jacques Audiard for his film Emilia Pérez, an explosive musical comedy set in the Mexican cartels.

Iranian Rasoulof honored

For their part, the four headliners of the same film, Karla Sofía Gascón, Zoe Saldana, Adriana Paz and Selena Gomez, together received the female performance award. Jesse Plemons received the award for male performance for his role in Kinds of Kindnessthe latest feature film by Yórgos Lánthimos.

While he was expected to receive the Palme d’Or, Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof finally walked away with the Special Jury Prize, an award given exceptionally this year to salute the courage of the filmmaker for having denounced in images the violence committed by the Iranian regime. “ I am very happy that the film is finished and recognized by this award, but I am also very sad, deeply saddened by the catastrophe that my people experience on a daily basis. », breathed Mohammad Rasoulof.

The complete list

Palme d’Or : Anora by Sean Baker

Grand Prize: All We Imagine as Light by Payal Kapadia

Special jury prize: Seeds of the sacred fig tree by Mohammad Rasoulof

Female Actor Award: all the actressesEmilia Pérez (Karla Sofia Gascon, Zoe Saldana and Selena Gomez)

Male Interpretation Prize: Jesse Plemons in Kinds of Kindness

Jury prize: Emilia Pérez by Jacques Audiard

Prize for staging: Grand Tour by Miguel Gomes

Screenplay award: The Substance by Coralie Fargeat

Golden Camera: Armand by Halfdan Ullmann Tøndel

Special mention for the Camera d’Or: Mongrel by Chiang Wei Liang and You Qiao Yin

Palme d’Or for short film: The Man Who Could Not Remain Silent by Nebojša Slijepcevic

Special mention of the short film: Bad for Moment by Daniel Soares

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