As the curtain drops on the 76th Cannes Film Festival, a celebration of cinematic artistry, the cinematic world is abuzz. Notably, heavyweights like Martin Scorsese and Harrison Ford graced the event, while Wes Anderson, Todd Haynes, Jonathan Glazer, Wim Wenders, and Hirokazu Kore-eda unveiled their latest creative offerings.
The deliberations, under the stewardship of two-time Palme d’Or recipient Ruben Östlund, concluded with Justine Triet’s “Anatomy of a Fall” claiming the prestigious Palme d’Or.
This is the 4th time in a row that a NEON film wins the top prize at Cannes.
Joining the exclusive league of female directors who have clinched the Palme d’Or, Triet follows the strides of Julie Ducournau (“Titane”) and Jane Campion (“The Piano”).
Simultaneously, “The Zone of Interest,” a creative product by Jonathan Glazer, secured the Grand Prix. Among the individual performances, Koji Yakusho’s act in Wim Wenders’ “Perfect Days” garnered him Best Actor, while Merve Dizdar won Best Actress for her role in “About Dry Grasses.”
This year, in an unprecedented move, Cannes allowed viewers worldwide to experience the ceremony live, embracing a new level of inclusivity. Below, find the complete list of award winners that marked their victory at the Cannes Film Festival 2023.
Palme d’Or: “Anatomy of a Fall,” dir. Justine Triet
Grand Prix: “The Zone of Interest,” dir. Jonathan Glazer
Jury Prize: “Fallen Leaves,” dir. Aki Kaurismäki
Best Actress: Merve Dizdar, “About Dry Grasses”
Best Actor: Koji Yakusho, “Perfect Days”
Best Director: Tran Anh Hung, “The Pot au Feu”
Best Screenplay: Yûji Sakamoto, “Monster”
Camera d’Or: “Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell,” dir. Thien An Pham
Short Film Palme d’Or: “27,” dir. Flora Anna Buda