The big movie stars have climbed the steps of the Cannes Film Festival. After more than ten days of glamour, rhinestones and glitz, the awards were handed out. Discover the complete winners and everything you missed on the 75th edition of the long-awaited event of the seventh art...
The most glamorous date in France ended with glitter, rhinestones, red carpet, kisses and prestigious awards! The 75 and edition of the Cannes Film Festival , which runs until May 28 2022, rolled out its red carpet, its grand vintage of films and its panoply of national and international stars. Vincent Lindon , Anne Hathaway, Eva Longoria, Bérénice Béjo, Idris Elba, Tom Cruise, Carole Bouquet, Julianne Moore, Noomi Rapace and many others landed on the Croisette...
This year it's the movie Without Filter , by Swede Ruben Östlund, who was awarded the palme d'Or. This is not a first for the filmmaker, since he also received the ultimate prize at Cannes for his film The Square in 2017.
The Dardenne brothers also received a special award for their film Tori et Locita .
The feature films Close , from Belgian Lukas Dhont, and Stars at Noon , by Frenchwoman Claire Denis, both received the Grand Prix.
As for the jury prize, it was awarded to films The Eight Mountains and hi-han .
'Sans filters', de Ruben Östlund
'Close', de Lukas Dhont et 'Stars at noon', de Claire Denis
'Le otto montagne', the Charlotte Vandermeersch et Felix Van Groeningen et 'Eo', the Jerzy Skolimowski
Park Chan-Wook, pour 'Decision to leave'.
Tarik Saleh, pour 'Boy from heaven'
AWARD FOR FEMALE INTERPRETATION
Zar Amir-Ebrahimi, pour 'Holy Spider'
MALE PERFORMANCE AWARD
Song Kang Ho, for “The Good Stars”
SHORT FILM PALM
'The water murmurs', de Jianing Ghen
SPECIAL MENTION OF THE SHORT FILM
'Lori', de Abinash Bikram Shah
'War Pony' by Riley Keough and Gina Gammell
SPECIAL MENTION OF THE CAMERA D'OR
'Plan 75' by Chie Hayakawa
SPECIAL PRIZE OF THE 75TH FESTIVAL
'Tori and Lokita', by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Tom Cruise had landed on May 18 to ignite the red carpet on the occasion of the screening of Tom Gun: Maverick by Joseph Kosinski!
Omar Sy and his wife Hélène, Anthony Delon and his fiancée Sviva Alviti , but also Elle Fanning, Adriana Lima (and her baby bump) or even Frederique Bel: celebrities were many to parade on the red carpet before the screening of the long-awaited film.
During this preview in Cannes, the Patrouille de France wanted to pay tribute to the team of Top Gun: Maverick and flew over the Palais des Festivals in Cannes in letting out smoke blue white red . Watching the show, the actors had wide-eyed wonder. A highlight of the Cannes Film Festival.
Self-transcendence, rigor, team spirit .... Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell, the Top Gun, arouses vocations. The @PAFofficiel paid tribute to him by flying over the Cannes red carpet before the official screening of #TopGunMaverick pic.twitter.com/9HTOfzB16Y– Patrouille de France (@PAFofficiel) May 18, 2022
Wow! When the Patrouille de France flies over the Cannes Film Festival and the Top Gun team: Maverick!— Cannes Film Festival (@Festival_Cannes) May 18, 2022
Amazing ! The Patrouille de France is flying above Cannes and Tom Cruise ! #Cannes2022 @PAFofficiel pic.twitter.com/AXoglWShPZ
The 59-year-old actor was also awarded the Honorary Palme d'Or , May 18, on stage, in front of the public. ' We are happy and proud to award you this honorary gold medal. ', declared the president of the Cannes Film Festival, Pierre Lescure. Surprised by this obviously unexpected reward , the actor dropped with emotion: ' You made my life '.
In the morning, the actor had hosted a masterclass to discuss the course of his career and give his acting advice. ' I make films for the big screen. My films will not be released directly on the platforms. Going to the cinema is sharing an experience, whatever our culture or language. I go to see the movies in theaters when they come out. I put on my cap (so as not to be recognized). I like to see the trailers ', did he declare.
The day before, Tom Cruise had met the pilots of the Patrouille de France who were able to chat with the actor and take pictures. ' He inspired a generation of pilots “, captioned the Patrouille de France on their Twitter account.
Surprise ! Tom Cruise receives an honorary Palme d'or just before the screening of #TopGunMaverick !— Cannes Film Festival (@Festival_Cannes) May 18, 2022
Surprise ! @TomCruise receives a Palme d'or d'honneur ahead of the screening of Top Gun: Maverick pic.twitter.com/4MyJfwPMrf
Its @TomCruise Day! 30 years after his last appearance, the actor is at #Cannes2022 for the screening of #TopGun : Joseph Kosinski's Maverick! The occasion for a tribute to his exceptional career & a Conversation event at 4 p.m. with Didier Allouch! @TopGunMovie @CanalDidier pic.twitter.com/HfV4mKlsyq— Cannes Film Festival (@Festival_Cannes) May 18, 2022
After the movie Tchaikovsky's Wife , by Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov, was screened on May 18, the director took the floor to denounce the abuses of the Russian army in Ukraine. ' No to war! I am absolutely convinced that the culture and the people of the culture are able to make this war stop “, he launched.
'No to war!'— Cannes Film Festival (@Festival_Cannes) May 19, 2022
The cry from the heart of Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov after the screening of his film TCHAÏKOVSKY'S WIFE on Wednesday evening. #Cannes2022 #Competition @kirillsilver pic.twitter.com/I6yehFF6j1
Virginie Efira , mistress of ceremonies , launched this new edition of the Cannes Film Festival with great fanfare. ' The world is written in an incomprehensible language. Cinema is translated for us with images and emotions. Without this light, without this common language, everyone is at night. Dear friends, let's get out of this night together and embrace the world “, declared during the opening party on May 17, the actress, wearing a long sparkling Yves Saint Laurent dress.
On stage, Virginie Efira has paid tribute to Johnny Hallyday and took over the title That I love you , alongside the songwriter Vincent Delerm, who accompanied him on the piano. ' Cinema is listened to at least as much as it is watched ', explained the master of ceremonies.
Moment of grace: Virginie Efira, Vincent Delerm and the public sing 'Que je t'aime' by Johnny Hallyday— Cannes Film Festival (@Festival_Cannes) May 17, 2022
Moment of grace: Virginie Efira, Vincent Delerm and the audience singing 'Que je t'aime' by Johnny Hallyday
After this moment out of time, the emotion became even more intense. ' The first edition of the Cannes Film Festival was held in 1946 after the Venice Film Festival as a message of hope on the ruins of a Europe in full reconstruction . Since then, the strength of the festival has always been to be one with history' , first declared Virginie Efira.
“Today, as we celebrate its 75th edition, both Ukrainian directors and Russian dissident filmmakers have their place there. Because there are realities that crush everything and impose themselves on us, because there are has voices we need to listen to, ladies and gentlemen, with us, live from Kyiv, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky “, announced the mistress of ceremonies.
When Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky appeared on the screen, the whole room rose to give a standing ovation to the leader of the country invaded by Russia. ' It's a great honor for me ', declared the Ukrainian President before referring to Charlie Chaplin's film, The dictator , released in 1940.' Charlie Chaplin's great dictator did not destroy the real dictator at the time. But thanks to this film, cinema has ceased to be silent, in every sense of the word. It was the voice of freedom's future victory ', has the head of state and former actor. ' Again, cinema should not be silent (...) The we need a new Chaplin who will prove that today's cinema is not silent “, he concluded, under a new horde of applause.
'Our future depends on cinema.' The strong words of Volodymyr Zelensky during the Opening Ceremony of the 75th Cannes Film Festival.— Cannes Film Festival (@Festival_Cannes) May 17, 2022
'Our future depends on cinema.' The strong speech of Volodymyr Zelensky during the Opening Ceremony of #Cannes2022 pic.twitter.com/DoT8TYIVAu
This year, Kylie Minogue came to ignite the Croisette! The star is the new face of the Magnum Beach in Cannes, during the festival. On occasion, singer and DJ Peggy Gou remix the cult title Can't Get You Out Of My Head .
' I am glad to announce my partnership with Magnum and dance music icon Peggy Gou to release a remixed version of ' Can't Get You Out Of My Head ' - which will make its world debut at Cannes on May 19! Can't wait for you all to hear it “, announced the 53-year-old singer on her Instagram account.
On Thursday May 19 in Cannes, Kylie Minogue and Peggy Gou performed this new version of the cult song , on the beach of Magnum.
Diam's is making a comeback in the media. After a decade-long absence, the former rapper is stepping down his documentary Greetings co-directed with Houda Benyamina and Anne Cissé, screened in world premiere and in special screening at the Cannes Film Festival .
' She talks about fame, psychiatry, the quest for meaning and her conversion to Islam. She takes us in the footsteps of Diam's and reveals in this intimate and modest story the secrets of her story. ', said the production company BrutX in a press release. But if the documentary will be presented at the Cannes festival, the singer did not go to the Croisette.
The Cannes Film Festival reiterates its support for Ukraine . After having disinvited the personalities linked to the government of Vladimir Putin, the organizers decided to denying accreditation to Russian journalists from outlets in agreement with the invasion in Ukraine , according to Hollywood Reporter . The presence of some Russian media was authorized within the Cannes festival, but only if these do not support the policy of Vladimir Putin .
The president of the jury is Vincent Lindon . A regular at the Cannes Film Festival, the 62-year-old actor has already received the Best Actor Award there for his performance in The law of the market by Stéphane Brizé, in 2015. ' It is an immense honor, and a very great pride to see me entrusted, in the midst of the tumult of the multiple events that we are going through in the world, the splendid and heavy task of presiding over this jury ', he said in a statement after the announcement.
It is the French actor Vincent Lindon who will preside over the Jury of the 75th Cannes Film Festival! Surrounded by his eight jurors, he will award the Palme d'Or to one of the 21 films in the Competition on Saturday May 28, during the Closing Ceremony. #Cannes2022— Cannes Film Festival (@Festival_Cannes) April 26, 2022
The jury, chaired by Vincent Lindon, is made up of French Lady Ly , the English Rebecca Hall , the Swedish Noomi Rapace , the American Jeff Nichols , the Norwegian Joachim Trier , the Italian Jasmine Trinca , the Iranian Asghar Farhadi and the Indian Deepika Padukone .
This is Virginie Efira who presented the opening and closing ceremonies of the Cannes Film Festival and thus succeeds Doria Tillier. ' A solar presence for celebrate cinema “, commented the organizers in a press release. Last year, she went to the Croisette for her role in the film Benedetta by Paul Verhoeven.
It's official, the opening and closing ceremonies of the 75th Cannes Film Festival will be presented by Virginie Efira! A solar presence to celebrate cinema in #Cannes2022 ! #VirginieEfira - Photo Luc Braquet pic.twitter.com/telbk7Ch9S— Cannes Film Festival (@Festival_Cannes) March 17, 2022
The Un Certain Regard jury is chaired by the Italian actress Valeria Golino , the Polish actress Joanna Kulig , the Venezuelan actor Edgar Ramirez , the American director Debra Granik and the French singer and actor Benjamin Biolay .
Italian director, actress and producer Valeria Golino will be the President of the Jury #UnCertainRegard #Cannes2022 ! Surrounded by 4 jurors, its mission will be to establish the Prize list of a section which celebrates a young cinema of authorship and discovery.— Cannes Film Festival (@Festival_Cannes) April 27, 2022
This year it is Rossy de Palma who chairs the jury of the Camera d'or , taking over from Mélanie Thierry. As for the jurors, it is the general manager of Arri France, Natasza Chroscicki , director of photography Jean-Claude Larrieu , from the journalist Olivier Pelisson , actors Lucien Jean Baptiste and Samuel LeBihan and director Eleanor Weber .
This year, Cannes Film Festival poster pays homage to Truman Show , by Peter Weier. ' Like the unforgettable Truman embodied by Jim Carrey who brushes his horizon with his fingertips, the Cannes Film Festival takes note of the extremity of a world in order to apprehend it anew. Climate crisis, humanitarian disasters, armed conflicts: there are many reasons for concern “, we read in the press release published by the organizers.
The poster for the 75th Cannes Film Festival pays homage to the final sequence of The Truman Show, by Peter Weir, where Jim Carrey touched the walls of a fake world and finally gained his freedom. That promises. Meet at @Festival_Cannes in 4 weeks! pic.twitter.com/tDIyQOh7WB— Damien Leblanc (@damien_leblanc) April 19, 2022
This year, the 75 and edition of the Cannes Film Festival took place May 17-28, 2022.
For the 61st edition of Critics' Week, which takes place May 18-26 , eleven films were selected, seven of which are in competition. The jury is chaired by Tunisian filmmaker Kaouther Ben Hania, and made up of Franco-Greek director Ariane Labed, South Korean journalist Huh Moon-Yung, Icelandic director Benedikt Erlingsson, and Belgian cinematographer Benoît Debie.