Cannes Film Festival 2022: discover the complete winners of the 75th edition


Five years after having obtained the precious Palme d’Or for The Square, which makes fun of the art world, Ruben Östlund was again rewarded this Saturday, May 28 by the Cannes Film Festival for a feature film that aims to be a social satire of the ultra-rich, Unfiltered.

“What I like about the history of European cinema is that we have always been interested in questions of society. We have asked ourselves how to create a better society, we have sought to find out what we do not like, what we needed to change. So cinema was a tool to try to make things better and I can’t imagine anything more useless than making films if I don’t want to change something, if I don’t want to improve something thing”, explained the new palme d’or 2022 Ruben Östlund.

Since May 17, the appearances of stars on the red carpet follow one another to the rhythm of cinematographic projections. Thursday, May 19, the entire cast team of the new Top Gun: Maverick put on the show on the red carpet of the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. For the occasion, 36 years after the first version of the iconic film, the Patrouille de France even honored Tom Cruise by flying above the festival. Thirty years after his arrival in 1992 to present Distant Horizons, the return of the actor caused a sensation on the Croisette.

It’s a surprise Palme d’Or. For this 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, Julia Ducourneau’s audacious and violent Titane won the Palme d’Or. This is the second female gold award in the entire history of the Cannes Film Festival, 28 years after Jane Campion and her Piano Lesson. “Thank you to the jury for calling for more diversity in our experiences in cinema and in our lives and thank you also to the jury for letting the monsters in”, assured the 37-year-old director in a trembling voice during her acceptance speech.

This disturbing film tells the story of a young woman called Alexia, played by Agathe Rousselle, who will fall into a murderous madness by multiplying the murders. A young woman who survived a prosthetic implanted above her ear containing titanium after a violent car accident as a child. She goes after her murders decide to hide under the identity of a missing young man that her father thinks he recognizes. He is a bodybuilt firefighter played by Vincent Lindon.

A violent universe inspired by horror films assumed by the director, but also a feminist work. “It’s not an activist film, but it is made with my feminism and my revolt against the fact that, for a woman, leaving her home is an act that comes with a certain fear, she continues. This revolt is in my DNA,” the director told Le Parisien. Emmanuel Macron wished to congratulate the French director for this award coming to salute his ultra-violent fantasy thriller. “A palm which rewards the audacity and the singularity of French cinema”, wrote the head of state on Twitter.

This July 11, the 24-year-old top model panicked on the Croisette in a very daring dress. A black dress from Maison Schiaparelli with a huge neckline only dressed by a golden necklace in the shape of lungs that hid her chest. “Thank you my angel Daniel Roseberry. Your creation is a dream come true. Art

A few hours before the opening ceremony of the 74th Cannes Film Festival, Mylène Farmer spoke on Tuesday July 6 alongside the other members of the jury chaired by American filmmaker Spike Lee. “For me, it’s a moment once in a lifetime, I think we can not refuse. I am very very honored”, explained the singer. “We knew the real cinephilia, deep and discreet, of Mylène. This year, we wanted an exuberant, multiple edition. We thought that Mylène might refuse, but would undoubtedly be touched that we think of her for this responsibility”, explained Pierre Lescure, president of the festival, in the columns of Parisian. The interpreter of Disenchanted is not the only French to be part of the jury. Alongside director Spike Lee, who will act as jury president, we find Mélanie Laurent, Tahar Rahim, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Mylène Farmer, filmmaker Mati Diop, producer-screenwriter Jessica Hausner, director-producer Kleber Mendonça Filho and l actor Song Kang-ho.

The musical Annette will be the first feature film in competition for the Palme d’Or to be screened at Cannes this Tuesday evening. The entire cast has already made a remarkable first appearance on the Croisette, a few hours before the traditional opening ceremony at the Palais des Festivals. The opportunity to see Marion Cotillard alongside American actor Adam Driver, with whom she shares the film poster. The duo were later joined by comedian Simon Helberg known for his role in The Big Bang Theory.

This year again, it is Spike Lee who will once again be the president of the jury after the cancellation of last year’s edition in its usual form because of the pandemic. In a press release published on March 16, the organizers of the Festival explain that “the American director had promised to accompany the Festival for its return to the Croisette”. “His enthusiasm and his passion for cinema give us tenfold energy to prepare for the great Festival that everyone is waiting for”, assured Thierry Frémaux, general delegate of the Cannes Film Festival. Note that Spike Lee is the first black filmmaker to be president of the jury since the launch of the Festival in 1946. However, we do not yet know the other members of the jury who should be revealed during the month of June.

It is Doria Tillier who will be the mistress of ceremonies at the opening of Cannes on July 6. “Canal, alongside the Cannes Film Festival, is pleased to announce that Doria Tillier will be the mistress of the opening and closing ceremonies of this 74th edition, produced by Canal and which will be broadcast unencrypted, live and exclusively on July 6 and 17, 2021,” the channel announced in a statement on June 15. The former Miss Météo de Canal was nominated in 2020 for the César for best actress for the film La Belle Époque, a film directed by her former companion in the city Nicolas Bedos.

Regarding the official selection, the Festival has announced that it is Leos Carax’s new film, Annette, which will open the Festival on July 6th. Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard are the heroes of the new film from the director of Les Amants du Pont-Neuf. “Each film by Leos Carax is an event, a gesture of cinema. Annette is a gift hoped for by lovers of cinema, music and culture, those who have missed us so much for a year”, assured the president of the Festival. of Cannes, Pierre Lescure. The film tells the love story of Henry, a stand-up comedian, and Ann, a renowned singer. Leos Carax’s work recounts the birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious little girl with an exceptional destiny, who will turn their lives upside down. The other films in the selection will be announced on June 3.

We already know that Benedetta, by Paul Verhoeven, will be there. Virginie Efira plays a lesbian nun who was tried for homosexuality. “Paul Verhoeven is going to come up with something strong and risky, I’m in the picture all the time, and I agree with everything he comes up with. The script is a masterpiece. I don’t I haven’t seen the film yet. But everything that is at the center of her cinema – religion, sex and violence – is found there and unites…”, recently confided the actress to Vogue Paris. As Télé-Loisirs specifies, this will also be the case for The French Dispatch by Wes Anderson. These are indeed two films that were to be presented last year. Variety assures that the film Dune, by Denis Villeneuve should meanwhile be presented in preview at the Venice Film Festival.

Canal should again be present on the Croisette this year to cover the event. We do not yet know the exact plan of the broadcasts that will bring the atmosphere of the Festival to life on site and will make it possible to collect interviews with the actors present, but the channel should broadcast the opening and closing ceremonies in clear and the traditional and daily edits of the steps to allow you to admire the outfits of your favorite stars.