List of Cannes Film Festival winners, including the Indian film that won Best Documentary

The prestigious film festival held on the Côte d’Azur is coming to an end as the nine-member jury has awarded the prizes for the 75th edition of this festival. Swedish film Triangle of Sadness won the glorious Palme d’Or, the event’s highest honor. Meanwhile, Indian film All That Breathes won the Golden Eye for Best Documentary.


Triangle of Sadness was Ruben Ostlund’s portrayal of a class welfare comedy, which won first prize. Several Korean films have also won awards for their films. The prizes were awarded during a closing ceremony at the Grand Lumière Theater in Cannes. It was selected and presented by a nine-member jury, chaired by Vincent Lindon, a French actor. The nine-member jury also included Deepika Padukone.

This is the second time that Ruben Ostlund has won the prestigious Palme d’Or. He won the award in 2017 for his previous film, The Square. The Triangle of Sadness features Woody Harrelson as the protagonist. The Grand Prize, which is the second highest honour, was shared by Belgian director Lukas Dhont’s film Close. The feature film was given a standing ovation for ten minutes when it was screened at the festival. It was shared with Stars at Noon by Claire Denis which stars Margaret Qualley as a journalist working in Nicaragua.

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This is the second time that Ruben Ostlund has won the prestigious Palme d’Or. He won the award in 2017 for his previous film, The Square. The Triangle of Sadness features Woody Harrelson as the protagonist. The Grand Prize, which is the second highest honour, was shared by Belgian director Lukas Dhont’s film Close. The feature film was given a standing ovation for ten minutes when it was screened at the festival. It was shared with Stars at Noon by Claire Denis which stars Margaret Qualley as a journalist working in Nicaragua.

Park Chan-Wook, a South Korean director, won Best Director for his film Decision To Leave. The mystery film tells the love story between an insomniac investigator and an attractive suspect. Song Kang Ho was named Best Actor for his work in the Korean film Broker. The actor also starred in the Oscar-winning film Parasite. For her part, the prize for best actress went to Iranian actress Zar Amir Ebrahimi for her portrayal of a journalist in Ali Abbassi’s Holy Spider.


The list of winners of the 75th Cannes Film Festival is as follows:


Palme d’Or – Triangle of Sadness


Grand Prix- Close and Stars at Noon (shared)


Jury Prize – The Eight Mountains and EO (shared)


Best Director – Park Chan-wook (departure decision)


Best Actor – Song Kang Ho (Broker)


Best Actress – Zar Amir Ebrahimi (Holy Spider)


Best Screenplay – Tarik Saleh (Boy from Heaven)


Golden Camera – War Pony


Special Jury Prize – Tori and Lokita


L’Oeil d’Or – Everything that breathes


Special Jury Prize (Documentary) – Mariupolis 2

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