Cannes Film Festival: the Palme d'or awarded to Ruben Östlund for "Triangle of Sadness"

Swedish director Ruben Ostlund (right) celebrates on stage with French actor and jury president of the 75th Cannes Film Festival Vincent Lindon after winning the Palme d'Or for the film 'Triangle of Sadness' during the closing ceremony of the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, in the south of France, on May 28, 2022. AFP - VALERY HACHE

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The jury has returned its verdict.

Ruben Östlund 's

Triangle of Sadness

won the festival's prestigious award.

This is the second time the director has received this award.

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The Palme d'Or therefore finally went to Ruben Östlund for his film

Triangle of Sadness

.

This is the second time that the Swedish director has received the most prestigious award from the Cannes Film Festival, which he had already obtained in 2017 for his film

The Square.

 The prize was awarded this Saturday, May 28 by the jury chaired by French actor Vincent Lindon and composed of Asghar Farhadi, Rebecca Hall, Ladj Ly, Jeff Nichols, Deepika Padukone, Noomi Rapace, Joachim Trier and Jasmine Trinca.

The Grand Jury Prize was awarded to two films ex-aequo.

Claire Denis was rewarded for her film

 The Stars at Noon

and the Belgian director Lukas Dhont for his feature film

Close.

The best actor prize was awarded to South Korean Song Kang-ho for

The Good Stars

 by Japanese Hirokazu Kore-Eda.

Favorite actor of his compatriot Bong Joon-ho, and star of his film

Parasite

, Palme d'Or 2019, he plays in this Kore-eda film a man involved in baby trafficking, who will form a small family of odds and ends. pitcher around him.

Iranian actress Zar Amir Ebrahimi, who had to leave Iran for France in 2008 following a sex scandal, was crowned the best actress award on Saturday for her role in the thriller Ali Abbasi

The Nights of Mashhad

.

The actress spoke in Farsi while receiving her award.

Tonight I have the feeling of having had a very long journey before arriving here on this stage

(...)

a journey marked by humiliations

 ", she said, thanking France for the to have welcomed.

The Cannes Film Festival 75th Anniversary Prize was awarded to brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne for their film

Tori et Lokita

.

South Korean director Park Chan-Wok received the best director award for his thriller

A Decision to Leave.

►Also read: Cannes Film Festival: the team's favorites

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