The jury of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival announces its verdict on Saturday night on the Croisette. The closing ceremony will begin at 19:15.


Who will succeed Hirokazu Kore-eda and his film A family affair , sacred Golden Palm in 2018? Answer Saturday night in Cannes. At the end of two weeks of Festival, the jury of the 72nd edition must return its verdict at the closing ceremony, from 19:15. Follow the announcement of the live charts.

The information to remember:

  • The announcement of the winners is expected from 19h15
  • Korea's Bong Joon-Ho and Spain's Pedro Almodóvar are favorites for the Palme d'Or
  • On the French side, the names of Adèle Haenel and Virginie Efira are cited for the Best Actor Award

Seven awards to be awarded

The jury withdrew on Saturday morning in a place carefully kept secret, protected by the police. It will reappear to award seven prizes: the Palme d'Or, the Grand Prix, the staging awards, the jury, the script, and the awards for women's and men's performances. The prize list may have only one tied prize and this provision can not apply to the Palme d'Or. Another essential point: the same film can only receive one of the prize list.

Bong Joon-Ho #Parasite's film crew and Mati Diop for #Atlantic climb the steps ... They will probably be on the charts earlier. Palme d'Or for Bong Joon Ho? It is in any case the favorite of the French and international press # Cannes2019

- Mathieu Charrier (@MaTCharrier) May 25, 2019

A Korean thriller for the Palme d'Or?

With several films hailed by critics, the 2019 edition promises a fairly open competition. Two films, however, are favorites for the Palme d'Or: the thriller Parasite , Korean Bong Joon-Ho, and the film Pedro Almodovar, Pain and Glory.

French chances in actresses

If Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio could be rewarded in men for their performance in Quentin Tarantino's new film, the favorites of the prize for female interpretation are French: La Croisette noted the performance of Adèle Haenel in Portrait of the girl on fire , but also that of Virginie Efira in Siby l.