Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Catastrophe! Cannes Prize Winners: Spike Lee Accidentally Announces Palme D’or Winner “Titane”


Apparently, Spike Lee gave away the name of the Palme D’Or winner by accident ahead of time– “Titane,” directed by Julia Ducournau. The second woman to ever win.

The Grand Prix winner ex-æquo is Asghar FARHADI for GHAHREMAN (HERO)– tied with Juho KUOSMANEN for HYTTI N°6 (COMPARTMENT n, 6)

The Award for Best Director goes to ANNETTE by Leos CARAX. (Quite surprising. LOL)

The Award for Best Screenplay goes to HAMAGUCHI Ryusuke and TAKAMASA Oe for DRIVE MY CAR

The Jury Prize winner ex-æquo is HA’BERECH by Nadav LAPID

The Jury Prize winner ex-æquo is MEMORIA by Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL

Renate Reinsve wins best actress at #Cannes2021 for “Verdens Verste Menneske”

The Award for Best Actor goes to Caleb LANDRY JONES in NITRAM by Justin KURZEL

The Special Mention of the Jury for short film goes to CÉU DE AGOSTO by Jasmin TENUCCI

The Short Film Palme d’or winner is TIAN XIA WU YA by TANG Yi

Winner of the Camera d’Or for best first film is MURINA, directed by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović

Italian director Marco Bellocchio has been given a Lifetime Palme D’or.

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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