Sunday, May 24, 2015

FACTBOX-The French Palmes d’Or in Cannes –

CANNES, May 25 (Reuters) – The Cannes Film Festival Sunday was sacred the film “Dheepan” directed by French Jacques Audiard, with the Palme d’Or, and French actors Vincent Lindon and Emmanuelle Bercot respectively price male and female performance. (See


“The Silent World” by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Louis Malle (1956)

“Orfeu Negro” by Marcel Camus (1959)

“A Long Absence” Colpi Henry (1961) (tied with “Viridiana” by Luis Buñuel)

“The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” Jacques Demy (1964) (**)

“A man and a woman” by Claude Lelouch (1966) (**)

“Under the Sun of Satan” by Maurice Pialat (1987)

“The Class” by Laurent Cantet (2008)

“The life of Adele, chapter 1 & amp; 2, “Abdellatif Kechiche (2013)

” Dheepan “by Jacques Audiard (2015)


(*) The Palme d’Or was created in 1954 and awarded for the first time in 1955. Before then, many French filmmakers have earned a grand prize at Cannes, including Jean Delannoy for “Pastoral Symphony” (1946) and Henri-George Clouzot for “The Wages of Fear” (1953).

(**) Between 1964 and 1974, the Festival decided to return to the awarding of a Grand Prix International in lieu of Lapalme gold

Source:. Cannes Film Festival (Henri-Pierre André for the French service)


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