75th Cannes Award Winners!

May 29 2022

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2022 marks 75th year of prestigious Cannes film festival, the festival had sea of changes over the years, glamour, glitz, business of mainstream cinema walked along the way.










But it’s official selection kept to high standards.

Indian filmmaker Shaunak Sen’s documentary “All That Breathes” has won the top documentary award, the Golden Eye, at the ongoing 75th Cannes Film Festival.

The 90-minute-long film documents the lives of Mohammad Saud and his brother Nadeem Shehzad, who have dedicated their lives saving injured birds.


Triangle of Sadness

Palme d’Or
Triangle of Sadness, dir Ruben Ostlund

Grand Prix (ex aequo)
Close, dir. Lukas Dhont
Stars at Noon, dir. Claire Denis

Best Director
Park Chan-wook for Decision to Leave

Best Screenplay
Tarik Saleh for Boy from Heaven

Best Actress
Zar Amir-Ebrahimi for Holy Spider

Best Actor
Song Kang-ho for Broker

Jury Prize (ex aequo)
The Eight Mountains, dir. Charlotte Vandermeersch, Felix Van Groeningen
EO, dir. Jerzy Skolimowski,

Cannes 75th Anniversary Prize
Tori et Lokita, dir. Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne,

Honorary Palme d’Or
Forest Whitaker

Camera d’Or for Best First Film
War Pony, dir. Gina Gammell, Riley Keough
Special Mention for Plan 75, dir. Chie Hayakawa

Short Film Palme d’Or: “The Water Murmurs

Short Films Special Mention:“Lori,” Abinash Bikram Shah

Golden Eye Documentary Prize: “All That Breathes,” Shaunak Sen

Queer Palm: “Joyland”


Un Certain Regard Award: “The Worst Ones,” Lise Akoka, Romane Gueret

Jury Prize: “Joyland,” Saim Sadiq

Best Director Prize: Alexandru Belc, “Metronom”

Best Performance Prize — TIE: Vicky Krieps, “Corsage” and Adam Bessa, “Harka”

Best Screenplay Prize: Maha Haj, “Mediterranean Fever”

Coup de Coeur Award: “Rodeo,” Lola Quivoron


Europa Cinemas Label: “One Fine Morning,” Mia Hansen-Løve

Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers Prize: “The Mountain,” Thomas Salvador


Nespresso Grand Prize: “La Jauria,” Andres Ramirez Pulido

French Touch Prize: “Aftersun,” Charlotte Wells

GAN Foundation Award for Distribution: Urban Distribution, “The Woodcutter Story”

Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award: Zelda Samson, “Love According to Dalva”


First Prize: A Conspiracy Man,” Valerio Ferrara

Second Prize: “Somewhere,” Li Jiahe

Third Prize — TIE: “Glorious Revolution,” Masha Novikova AND “Humans Are Dumber When Crammed Up Together,” Laurene Fernandez

Article compiled by

CJ Rajkumar

Author/ Cinematographer