French director Justine Triet won the Palme d’Or at the 76th Cannes Film Festival for her film Anatomy of a Fall.
The various awards of this edition were given to the winners during the closing ceremony of this high mass of the 7th world art, Saturday evening.
Justine Triet, (44) becomes the third crowned director in the history of the Cannes Film Festival, after Jane Campion (“The piano lesson”, 1993) and Julia Ducournau (“Titanium”, 2021).
Turkish actress, Merve Dizdar, won the Best Actress Award for her role in Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s “Dry Herbs”, while the Best Actor Award went to Japanese actor Koji Yakush for his performance in “Perfect Days”, by Wim Wenders.
The directing prize went to French director Tran Anh Hung for La passion de Dodin Bouffant, while the Grand Prize, presented by the two legendary directors Quentin Tarantino and Roger Corman, went to Jonathan’s “Zone of Interest”. Glazer.
“The Dead Leaves” by Aki Kaurismaki won the jury prize, while the prize for directing was awarded to La passion de Dodin Bouffant by Tran Anh Hung. The Screenplay Prize went to Monster by Kore-Eda Hirozaku, and the Camera d’or was awarded to “The Tree of Golden Butterflies” by Thien An Pham.
The Palme d’or for short film was awarded to 27 by Flóra Ana Buda, while the Special Mention for short film went to Far by Gunnur Martinsdóttir Schlütter.
Moroccan cinema was represented at this edition of the Cannes Film Festival by director Maryam Touzani, who was part of the official competition jury.
The seventh national art was also present on the Croisette with “Les Meutes”, the first feature film by director Kamal Lazraq, and “Kadib Abyad” (The mother of all lies) by Asmae El Moudir, which respectively won the Jury Prize and the Directing Prize of the “Un Certain Regard” section, from the official selection of the festival.
Morocco was also present at Cannes through the feature film “Deserts” by Faouzi Bensaïdi, which appeared in the 55th selection of the “Quinzaine des Cinéastes”.