'Triangle of unhappiness' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes movie Fest - NPR

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creator/director Ruben Ostlund, winner of the Palme d'Or for 'Triangle of sadness,' poses for photographers all over the image call following the awards ceremony on the seventy fifth overseas film pageant, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, may additionally 28, 2022. Vianney Le Caer/Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP disguise caption

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creator/director Ruben Ostlund, winner of the Palme d'Or for 'Triangle of sadness,' poses for photographers all the way through the photograph call following the awards ceremony on the seventy fifth international movie festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, can also 28, 2022.

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CANNES, France — Swedish director Ruben Ostlund's class conflict comedy "Triangle of disappointment" received the Palme d'Or on the seventy fifth Cannes film competition on Saturday, giving Ostlund one among cinema's most prestigious prizes for the 2nd time.

Ostlund, whose artwork-world ship-up "The rectangular" took the Palme in 2017, pulled off the rare feat of successful Cannes' good award for again-to-again films. "Triangle of sadness," that includes Woody Harrelson as a Marxist yacht captain and a climactic scene with rampant vomiting, pushes the satire even further.

"We wanted after the screening (for people) to go out collectively and have whatever thing to discuss," spoke of Ostlund. "everybody agree that the entertaining issue with cinema is that we're staring at collectively. So we must store whatever to talk about but we should still also have enjoyable and be entertained."

The awards were selected by using a nine-member jury headed by using French actor Vincent Lindon and offered Saturday in a closing ceremony internal Cannes' Grand Lumière Theater.

The jury's second prize, the Grand Prix, become shared between the Belgian director Lukas Dhont's delicate boyhood drama "close," about two 13-year-historic boys whose bond is tragically separated after their intimacy is mocked via schoolmates; and French filmmaking legend Claire Denis' "Stars at noon," a Denis Johnson adaptation starring Margaret Qualley as a journalist in Nicaragua.

The directing prize went to South Korean filmmaker Park Chan-wook ("Oldboy," "The Handmaiden") for his twisty noir "choice to go away," a romance fused with a police procedural.

Korean megastar track Kang Ho become named optimum actor for his performance in jap director Hirokazu Kore-eda's film "broker," a few Korean household in search of a home for an abandoned baby.

"i would want to thank all folks that respect Korean cinema," pointed out music, who additionally starred in Bong Joon Ho's Palme d'Or successful movie "Parasite" in Cannes three years ago.

surest 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 focused on intercourse worker's within the Iranian religious city of Mashhad. Violent and photo, "Holy Spider" wasn't accredited to shoot in Iran and as a substitute turned into made in Jordan. Accepting the award, Ebrahimi referred to the film depicts "every little thing that is unimaginable to demonstrate in Iran."

The jury prize was cut up between the friendship story "The Eight Mountains," with the aid of Charlotte Vandermeersch and Felix Van Groeningen, and Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski's "EO," a few donkey's adventure throughout a pitiless contemporary Europe.

"i would like to thank my donkeys," talked about Skolimowski, who proceeded to thank all six donkeys used in the movie by using name.

The jury additionally awarded a special award for the 75th Cannes to Belgian directors Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, two-time Palme-winners and lengthy an everyday presence at the festival, for their immigrant drama "Tori and Lokita." Swedish-Egyptian filmmaker Tarik Saleh took most efficient screenplay at Cannes for "Boy From Heaven," a thriller set in Cairo's Al-Azhar Mosque.

The award for highest quality first film, the camera d'Or, went to Riley Keough and Gina Gammell for "conflict Pony," a drama about the Pine Ridge Reservation made in collaboration with Oglala Lakota and Sicangu Lakota residents.

Saturday's closing ceremony delivered to a detailed a Cannes that attempted to entirely resuscitate the annual France extravaganza that changed into canceled in 2020 with the aid of the pandemic and noticed modest crowds final yr. This year's competition additionally unspooled in opposition t the backdrop of the battle in Ukraine, which sparked pink-carpet protests and a dialogue concerning the aim of cinema in wartime.

final 12 months, the French body horror thriller "Titane" took the excellent prize at Cannes, making director Julia Decournau simplest the second female filmmaker ever to win the Palme. In 2019, Bong Joon Ho's "Parasite" triumphed in Cannes earlier than doing the identical at the Academy Awards.

This 12 months, the biggest Hollywood movies at Cannes — "Elvis,""true Gun: Maverick,""Three Thousand Years of Longing" — played outdoor Cannes' competition lineup of 21 movies. but their presence helped restore a few of Cannes' glamour after the pandemic scaled down the pageant for the final two years.

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