The Cannes Film Festival celebrated its 75th anniversary this year and its grand prize, the Palme d’Or, went to Ruben Ostlund triangle of sadness, a satire of modern capitalism. The Swedish director has won the coveted prize for the second time. In 2017 he won for The seata satire of the art world.
In honor of the festival’s milestone year, the Dardenne brothers were recognized for their social realist drama about European refugees. Tori and Lokita. Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne have already won the Palme d’Or twice, e.g The son 2005 & rosette in 1999.
The Cannes Grand Prix, “Runner-Up,” went to two films. Claire Dennis stars at noon – an erotic political drama with a leading role maid Actress Margaret Qualley and Joe Alwyn – and Luke Dhonts Closea semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story about two 13-year-old boys.
Actress and director Riley Keough, who is also the granddaughter of Elvis Presley, won the Best First Feature Award. Keough and her co-director Gina Gammell received the Camera d’Or for it war ponya film about two Oglala Lakota boys finding their way around the South Dakota reservation.
war pony also took down the Palm Dog – best dog performance – thanks to Brittany, the gray poodle, who played the part of the beast.
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