75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the brilliant closing ceremony.

75th Cannes Film Festival.

75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the brilliant closing ceremony.
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2nd part of May has been so exciting for the world of cinema. fashion, celebrities and lifestyle. Everyone was watching the news from Cannes in France. Cannes is located in a glamourous part of the French Riviera, with luxury hotels, restaurants and a posh crowd. This place is the most beautiful canvas for International cinema and the most iconic red carpet.

75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the closing ceremony.
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After the pandemic finally festival returned with grace and force. In 2020 the Festival was closed and last year it was very modest. 2022 has been a shift and back to the annual extravaganza. Stars of cinema came to France from all over the world. People once again could be part of this event. They could admire the outfits of famous actresses and models. Voting which dress was the winner and who had the most beautiful jewellery. Some people followed the press, some watched the streaming or managed to see it by themselves and some dreamed about being in Cannes during the Festival. It’s a dream and the world could live this dream for nearly 2 weeks.

The Cannes International Film Festival took 11 intense days, with screening nearly all day long, it was a very intense time for all involved. After these 11 days of screening the Closing Ceremony took place on Saturday, 28th of May and was truly an event that the cinema industry was waiting for.

75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the closing ceremony.
CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 20, 2017: Model Kendall Jenner attends the ‘120 Beats Per Minute (120 Battements Par Minute)’ screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival
75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the brilliant closing ceremony.
Image Credit : Aurélien Vélia / FDC

Highlights

This year was the 75th edition and paid tribute to Tom Cruise. He is the star of Top Gun: Maveric, which had its premiere during the festival. We could see him on the red carpet next to British Royalties, Prince Willian and his wife Kate. The film itself received five-minute standing applause after its first showing and Cruise himself was awarded a surprise Palme d’Or.

75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the closing ceremony.
Tom Cruise and Kate Middleton, Getty Images

Considering the current world situation and was in Ukraine was also visible during the festival itself. There were protests on the Red Carpet and also dialogue about the purpose of cinema in wartime. As a support Russian journalists didn’t receive the accreditations and couldn’t participate in the Festival.

An important movie o be mentioned is Mariopolis 2 finished by the fiance of Lithuanian director Mantas Kvidaravicos, who was killed by the Russian military in Mariupol during the filming. Mariopolis 2 shows life during the war, bombing and survival. It is revealing images that convey tragedy and hope.

Awards from the Cannes Film Festival.

75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the brilliant closing ceremony.
Winner, Official Press Pictures

Featured Films

Palme d’or

TRIANGLE OF SADNESS directed by Ruben ÖSTLUND

Grand Prix (jointly awarded)

CLOSE directed by Lukas DHONT

 STARS AT NOON directed by Claire DENIS


Award for Best Director

PARK Chan-Wook for HEOJIL KYOLSHIM (DECISION TO LEAVE)

Award for Best Screenplay

Tarik SALEH for WALAD MIN AL JANNA (BOY FROM HEAVEN)

Jury Prize (jointly awarded)

EO  directed by Jerzy SKOLIMOWSKI


LE OTTO MONTAGNE (THE EIGHT MOUNTAINS) directed by Charlotte VANDERMEERSCH & Felix VAN GROENINGEN

75th anniversary Prize

TORI ET LOKITA (TORI AND LOKITA) directed by Jean-Pierre & Luc DARDENNE


Award for Best Actress

Zar AMIR EBRAHIMI in HOLY SPIDER

directed by Ali ABBASI
 
Award for Best Actor

SONG Kang-ho in BROKER

directed by KORE-EDA Hirokazu

Short Films

Palme d’or

HAI BIAN SHENG QI YI ZUO XUAN YA (THE WATER MURMURS) directed by JIANYING CHEN

Special Mention

LORI (MELANCHOLY OF MY MOTHER’S LULLABIES) directed by Abinash Bikram SHAH

Un Certain Regard

Un Certain Regard Prize

LES PIRES (THE WORST ONES) directed by Lise AKOKA & Romane GUERET

 Jury Prize

JOYLAND directed by Saim SADIQ

Best Director Prize

Alexandru BELC for METRONOM

Best Performance Prize (jointly awarded)

Vicky KRIEPS in CORSAGE directed by Marie KREUTZER

Adam BESSA in HARKA directed by Lotfy NATHAN

Best Screenplay Prize

MEDITERRANEAN FEVER directed by Maha HAJ

 

« Coup de cœur » Prize

RODEO directed by Lola QUIVORON

Caméra d’or

WAR PONY directed by Riley KEOUGH and Gina GAMMELL,
presented as part of the UN CERTAIN REGARD Official Selection

Special Mention

PLAN 75 directed by HAYAKAWA Chie

La Cinef

First Prize

IL BARBIERE COMPLOTTISTA (A Conspiracy Man) directed by Valerio FERRARA


Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Italie

Second Prize

DI ER (Somewhere) directed by LI Jiahe
 

Hebei University of Science and Technology School of Film and Television, Chine

Joint Third Prize

GLORIOUS REVOLUTION directed by Masha NOVIKOVA

London Film School, Royaume Uni

LES HUMAINS SONT CONS QUAND ILS S’EMPILENT (Humans Are Dumber When Crammed up Together) directed by Laurène FERNANDEZ

La CinéFabrique, France

75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the brilliant closing ceremony.
Image Credit : Cyril Duchêne / FDC
75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the brilliant closing ceremony.
Image Credit : Aurélien Vélia / FDC




The Jury.

The jury of the 75th edition was led by French actor Vincent Lindon, Some other respectable members were: Rebecca Hall, Jeff Nichols, Deepika Padukone, Noomi Rapace and Jasmine Trinca.

75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the closing ceremony.
CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 24: Elsa Hosk attends the ‘The Beguiled’ premiere during the 70th Cannes Film Festival on May 24, in Cannes, France

Celebrities during the Final Ceremony.

75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the closing ceremony.
Andie McDowell, Getty Images
75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the closing ceremony.
Julia Hussei, Getty Images
75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the closing ceremony.
Maria Bores, Getty Images
75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the closing ceremony.
Diane Kruger and Norman Reedus, Getty Images
75th Cannes Film Festival is over. Award winners, highlights and celebrities during the closing ceremony.
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Bella Zofia xx

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