“I’d prefer to thank all those that recognize Korean cinema,” stated Track, who additionally starred in Bong Joon Ho’s Palme d’Or profitable movie “Parasite” in Cannes three years in the past.
Greatest actress went to Zar Amir Ebrahimi for her efficiency as a journalist in Ali Abbasi’s “Holy Spider,” a true-crime thriller a couple of serial killer concentrating on intercourse staff within the Iranian spiritual metropolis of Mashhad. Violent and graphic, “Holy Spider” wasn’t permitted to shoot in Iran and as an alternative was made in Jordan. Accepting the award, Ebrahimi stated the movie depicts “all the pieces that’s not possible to point out in Iran.”
The awards had been chosen by a nine-member jury headed by French actor Vincent Lindon.
The jury prize was break up between friendship story “The Eight Mountains,” by Charlotte Vandermeersch and Felix Van Groeningen, and Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski’s “EO,” a couple of donkey’s journey throughout a pitiless trendy Europe.
“I want to thank my donkeys,” stated Skolimowski, who used six donkeys whereas making the movie.
Swedish-Egyptian filmmaker Tarik Saleh took finest screenplay at Cannes for “Boy From Heaven,” a thriller set in Cairo’s Al-Azhar Mosque.
This yr’s award for finest first movie, the Digital camera d’Or, went to Riley Keough and Gina Gammell for “Struggle Pony,” a drama in regards to the Pine Ridge Reservation made in collaboration with Oglala Lakota and Sicangu Lakota residents.
Saturday’s closing ceremony brings to a detailed a Cannes that has attempted to fully resuscitate the annual France extravaganza which was canceled in 2020 by the pandemic and saw modest crowds last year. This yr’s competition additionally unspooled against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine, which sparked red-carpet protests and a dialogue in regards to the goal of cinema in wartime.
Final yr, the French physique horror thriller “Titane” took the top prize at Cannes, making director Julia Decournau solely the second feminine filmmaker ever to win the Palme. In 2019, Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” triumphed in Cannes earlier than doing the same at the Academy Awards.
This yr, the largest Hollywood movies at Cannes — “Elvis,”“Top Gun: Maverick,”“Three Thousand Years of Longing” — performed outdoors Cannes’ competitors lineup of 21 movies. However their presence helped restore a few of Cannes’ glamour after the pandemic cutting down the competition for the final two years.
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