French movie director Julia Ducournau has been awarded the Palm d’Or award on the Cannes Film Festival for her movie Titan, making her the primary feminine director to win the award in 28 years. The choice for the awards at this movie competition was carried out by a jury headed by Spike Lee.
The awards have been offered on the closing ceremony of the 74th Cannes Film Festival on the Grand Theater Lumire on Saturday. For the primary time within the historical past of the movie competition, the principle worldwide competitors jury had extra ladies than males. Dukornu is the second feminine director to win the Palm d’Or award. Earlier, New Zealand’s Jane Kempion was awarded the Palm d’Or in 1993 for “The Piano”.
At the identical time, two movies have been chosen for the ‘Grand Prix’, which was thought of the second place award on the competition. It went to Iranian movie director Asghar Farhadi’s “A Hero” and Finland’s Juho Kuosamen’s “Compartment No. 6”.
While Leos Karaks was awarded the Best Director award for ‘Annet’. The Best Actor award went to Caleb Landry for ‘Nitrum’, whereas the Best Actress award went to Rinette Reinsway.