Ruben Ostlund wins at Cannes for ‘Triangle of Sadness’ – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2022-05-28 16:02:00 –

Cannes, France >> Ruben Östlund’s sociable caricature “Triangle of Sadness” won the Palme d’Or at the 75th Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, making it one of the most prestigious awards in the film for the second time. I handed it over.

The festival is also the best of Korean star Song Kang-Ho’s performance on a Korean family looking for an abandoned baby’s house in the Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda’s movie “Broker.” Selected as an actor.

“I would like to thank everyone who appreciates Korean movies,” said Son, who also appeared in the Palme d’Or award-winning movie “Parasite” in Cannes three years ago.

The best actress went to Zahmir Ebrahim for a performance as a journalist in Ariabashi’s “Holy Spider”, a true crime thriller about serial killers targeting sex workers in the religious city of Mashad, Iran. .. The violent and graphic “Holy Spider” was not allowed to be filmed in Iran and was made in Jordan instead. Ebra Himi won the award and she said the film portrays “everything that is impossible to show in Iran.”

The award was selected by nine judges led by French actor Vincent Lindon.

The jury prizes are the friendship story “Eight Mountains” by Charlotte Vandermeersch and Felix van Groningen, and the “EO” by Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski about the donkey’s journey through poor modern Europe. It was divided into.

“I want to thank the donkeys,” said Skolimowski, who used six donkeys during the production of the film.

Swedish and Egyptian filmmaker Tarixaleha wrote the best script in Cannes for the thriller “Boy From Heaven” set in the Azhar Mosque in Cairo.

This year’s Best Film Award, Caméra d’Or, was presented to Riley Keough and Gina Gamel in the Pine Ridge Reservation drama “War Pony,” co-produced by the citizens of Oglala Lakota and Sikanglakota.

Saturday’s closing ceremony was canceled by a pandemic in 2020, ending Cannes in an attempt to completely revive the annual French festival, which saw a modest crowd last year. This year’s festival unfolded against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine, triggering a dialogue about the red carpet protests and the purpose of the wartime film.

Last year, the French body horror thriller “Titane” won the highest award in Cannes, and director Julia Decournau became the second female filmmaker to win Palme. In 2019, Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite did the same at the Academy Awards after winning in Cannes.

This year, Cannes’ largest Hollywood films, Elvis, Top Gun: Maverick, and 3000 Years of Admiration, were screened outside Cannes’ 21-movie lineup. However, their presence helped restore some of Cannes’ charm after the pandemic’s shrinking festival over the past two years.

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