Cannes: 2021 Film Winner |

Jury and prize winner – Photo Closing Ceremony 2021 © Valery Hache / AFP

“It simply came to our notice then. It was meant to be, and it certainly lives up to its promise. For 12 days, the 74th Festival de Can celebrate our reunion with cinema as a great international event of discovery, encounter and sharing.

On stage at the Grand Theater Lumiিয়re, the master of ceremonies, Doria Tillier, joined the feature film jury presided over by Spike Lee, and Mattie Diop, Milen Farmer, Maggie Gillenhall, Jessica Hausner, Melanie Laurent, Kleber Mendonha, Fellilhon, For the announcement of his Rahim and Song Kang-ho, 2021 Awards.

Future movies
Palme d’Or

The award was presented by Sharon Stone and Spike Lee.

Julia DUCOURNAU says: “There is so much beauty and passion that cannot be contained in a pigeon. Thanks to the jury for bringing our film experience and more diversity to our lives. And thanks to the jury for entering the monsters.

Grand Prix (equal)
Ghahreman (a hero) is directed by Asghar Farhadi

CABIN N ° 6 (compartment N ° 6) operated by Juho Kusmanen

The award was presented by US director Oliver Stone.

Asghar Farhadi says: “I remember thirty-six years ago. I am thirteen years old and I made my first short film with my available resources. Since then, I have been writing and making films in the midst of various adversities and pressures. I continue to hope to question the society around me and raise awareness.

Juho Kusmanen says: “The last two weeks seem so long. This film is about the relationship between two people, but all the stories are about the relationship between people.

Best director

The award was presented by Italian actress and director Valeria Golino.

Ron and Russell Mail, the Sparks pair, say: “Ron and I came to the ear eight years ago. We first met Lewis Carax and thanked him for using one of our songs in his film Holy Motors. He is a great French director, a great filmmaker. We are thrilled to be a part of this project. “

The best screenplay
Hamaguchi Ryusuke and Takamasa Oi for Drive My Car

The award was presented by Andrea Arnold, a British director and screenwriter.

Hamaguchi told Ryusuke: “I’m thinking of Haruki Murakami, the author of the short story that inspired this film. I also want to make it clear that I did not write this script alone. TAKAMASA Oe is a full-time screenwriter, but he constantly encourages me to write. I am very grateful to him. It’s a very long film but he has always encouraged me to take the project. I want to thank those who put the screenplay in the picture. If you like it, it has been well performed and I want to thank my actors. They have contributed a lot to the success of the film. “

Jury Award (Former Single)
Memoria is directed by Apichatpong Birsethakul

HA’BERECH (Ahed’s Knee) Directed by Nadav LAPID

The award was presented by British actor Rosamund Pike.

Nadav Lapid said: “The situation before the shooting was very delicate and complicated. My producer asked me if I thought we could do it: I said yes, but I’m a director, I say yes to everything! He chose to believe me, and in doing so he was irrational and reckless. These are just some of the goal setting shareware that you can use. Thanks to all the irrational and reckless people in the world. “

“Thanks to our teams in Colombia and Mexico, I’m dedicating this award to you. Tilda Swinton, Jeanne Balibar, Agnes Brekke … you gave me the greatest gift of the soul. Tilda, we talked a lot about this dream, and we’re here.” You are one of the most wonderful people, you have taken me under your wing and I am lucky to be with you.

The best performance of an actress
Renate REINSVE in the Worst person in the WORLD
Directed by Joachim TRIER

The award was presented by South Korean actor Lee Byung-hun.

Renate REINSVE says: “This award goes to a lot of people. It was a concerted effort, everything came together so easily!

The best performance of an actor
Caleb Laundry Jones in Nitram
Directed by Justin KURZEL

The award was presented by French actress Adele Exercopoulos.

Short film
Palme d’Or
TIAN XIA WU YA (All the Crow in the World) Directed by TANG Yi

Special mention
August Sky is directed by Jasmine Tenucci

Palme d’Or and special mention Sameh Ala, a member of the jury for the short film, and Maunia Meddur, a member of the jury for the short film 2020, Palme d’Or and the Uncertain Regard.

Jasmine Tenucci says: “I am very happy. This is my second short film, I had a limited budget, my producer is only 25 years old and my actress is a freelancer. If you want to work with a great actress, ask me!

Honorable Palme d’Or
Just as American actress-director Jody Foster was awarded the prestigious Palme d’Or at the opening ceremony on May 6, Italian filmmaker Marco Bellucci also received the honor this evening for his exceptional career.

Paolo Sorrentino presented him with a trophy.

Marco Belluccio said: “I would like to share this award with all my film family partners. I moved too. I’m glad you remember Michelle Piccoli, with whom I worked. He and Anuk Aimee were awarded the Performance Award in 1979 for A Leap in the Dark (Le Saut dans le vide). I have done what I have achieved with imagination and courage. A director needs to be able to demonstrate these qualities. “

Golden camera
Antoneta Alamat unveiled in the frame of Murina La Quinzine des Releasters directed by Kusijanovin

This is the first time that Melanie Thierry, president of the jury, has presented the Camera D’Or.

The winner was represented by the film’s co-writer Frank Graziano, who said: “The director gave his heart to make the film, he gave birth to his first child yesterday and is watching the show from Dubrovnik.”

High Technical Commission (CST)
CST Artist-Technician Award
Vladislav Opiliants (Russia), Director General of Photography, Petrovs Flu, by Kirill Serebrenikov

CST Young Film Technician Award
By Armans Durix, Head Sound Engineer MI IUBITA, My AMOUR, Noémie Merlant.

In some perspectives
Uncertain Regard Prize
Rajimaya Kulki (fist release)

Directed by Kira KOVALENKO

Jury Prize
Great freedom

Directed by Sebastian MEISE

Ensemble Prize
Good mother

Directed by Hafsia Harji

Reward for bravery

Directed by Teodora Anna Mihai

The reward of originality

Directed by Valdimar JÓHANNSSON

Special mention
Night of Fire (Prayer for Theft)

Directed by Tatiana Huzeo

First prize
Salamander baby

Directed by Theo DeGeneres

Insas, Belgium

Second prize

Directed by Eun Dwayne

Korea National University of the Arts, South Korea

Joint third prize
Through City Circular Short Stories of Love (Ongoing Love Story)

Directed by Carina-Gabriella Dasovianu



Directed by Rodrigo Ribeiro

International Film Academy, Brazil

Final screening of the 74th Festival de Can: OSS 117, Alerte rouge en Afrique noire (with love from Africa), the third part of the Hubert Bonisour de la Bath Adventure Awards Ceremony was shown to the audience at the end of the awards ceremony with director Nicolas Bedos, actors Jean Dujardin and And 7 in the presence of the crew

Text and images courtesy of The Festival of Cannes

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