The 76th edition of the Cannes Film Festival has delivered its awards, with the actress Chiara Mastroianni as master of ceremonies at a closing gala that has featured presenters such as Quentin Tarantino (which has prompted an ovation in tribute to Roger Corman, 97 years old, present on stage) or Jane Fonda, in charge of delivering the Palm d’Or.

The highest award at Cannes 2023 has gone to Anatomy of a fall the meticulous courtroom drama of Justine Triet. The French filmmaker is the third director to win the Palme d’Or in the 76 history editions of the French competition, after jane campion (The piano, 1993) and Julia Ducournau (Titan, 2021).

The jury was chaired by the filmmaker Ruben Östlund (twice winner of the Palme d’Or, the second time last year with The triangle of sadness) and integrated by Julia Ducournau, american actors Brie Larson and Paul Dano, the french actor Denis Menochet, the afghan filmmaker Atiq Rahimi, the argentinian filmmaker Damian Szifron, the Moroccan filmmaker Maryam Touzani and the Zambian filmmaker Rungan Nyoni.

Cannes Film Festival 2023: full list of winners

  • Palme d’Or: ‘Anatomy of a Fall’, by Justine Triet
  • Grand Jury Prize: ‘The Zone of Interest, by Jonathan Glazer
  • Jury Prize: ‘Fallen Leaves’, by Aki Kaurismäki
  • Best Direction: Tran Anh Hung for ‘The Pot-au-Feu’
  • Best actress: Merve Dizdar for ‘About Dry Grasses’, by Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  • Best Actor: Koji Yakusho for ‘Perfect Days’, by Wim Wenders
  • Best screenplay: Yuji Sakamoto for ‘Monster’, by Hirokazu Kore-eda

Un Certain Regard: 2023 Cannes Film Festival Awards

The jury of the second competitive section of the festival has been chaired by John C. Reilly, who, in his speech at the closing gala, strikingly recalled the vital importance of screenwriters in cinematographic art, in support of the strike that is currently taking place in the US. Next to Paula Beer, Davy Chou, Émilie Dequenne and Alice Winocour have decided to award the following prizes.

  • Best Un Certain Regard film: ‘How to Have Sex’ by Molly Manning Walker
  • Un Certain Regard Jury Prize: ‘Hounds’, by Kamal Lazraq
  • Best Director Un Certain Regard: ‘The Mother of All Lies’, by Asmae El Moudir
  • Best Cast Un Certain Regard: ‘The Buriti Flower’, by João Salaviza & Renée Nader Messora
  • New Voice Un Certain Regard Award: ‘Omen’, by Baloji Tshiani
  • Freedom Prize Un Certain Regard: ‘Goodbye Julia’, by Mohamed Kordofani

Caméra d’or Award at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival

french actress Anaïs Demoustier has presided over the jury -with Mickaël Buch, Nathalie Durand, Sophie Frilley, Nicolas Marcadé and Raphaël Personnaz– in charge of presenting the Cámera d’or prize for the best debut feature of the festival, including its parallel sections.

The Camera d’or 2023 has been for Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell, Vietnamese director’s debut Pham Thienan, scheduled within the Filmmakers’ Fortnight.

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