Cannes Film Festival: the Palme d’Or is awarded to “Titane” by Julia Ducournau

The 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival ends this Saturday, July 17 with the presentation of the Palme d’Or. Ceremonies and star confidences live … Find the latest news from the Croisette on the CNEWS website.

9:00 p.m.

74e edition ends. Find our review of the film “Titanium” currently in theaters.

8:50 p.m.

The Palme d’Or is awarded to “Titane” by French director Julia Ducournau, who succeeds “Parasite” by Bong Joon-ho, crowned in 2019.

8:40 p.m.

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His film “Annette”, with Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver, opened this edition on July 6. Director Leos Carax receives the director’s award. It is the Sparks who composed the music and wrote the screenplay who come to seek his reward, the filmmaker being selected for “a problem of teeth”.

Cannes Film Festival the Palme dOr is awarded to Titane

8:30 p.m.

Hamaguchi Ryusuke and Takamasa Oe awarded the screenplay prize for “Drive my car”.

8:24 p.m.

The Norwegian actress Renate Reinsve, very moved, thanks the entire jury after her award for female interpretation. It radiates in “Julie (in 12 chapters)” by Joachim Trier.

8:15 p.m.

“I hope I don’t mess up this time,” says Spike Lee, as actress Rosamund Pike arrives on stage to present the jury award. And all this, in French.

“Le genou d’Ahed” and “Memoria” are tied.

8:06 p.m.

Spike Lee threatens to unveil the Palme d’Or to everyone’s surprise … But Doria Tillier asks for help from Tahar Rahim who tries to explain the protocol to the president of the jury …

Finally, the Best Actor Award goes to Caleb Landry Jones for “Nitram”.

7:57 p.m.

Paolo Sorrentino arrives on stage to present an honorary Palme d’Or to another Italian, Marco Bellocchio.

7:50 p.m.

The Golden Camera, which is the award for best first film, goes to “Murina” by Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic.


7:40 p.m.

The closing ceremony is officially launched on “The End” of The Doors. “Many things have an end (…). So what are we going to remember? Once upon a time, it was the winners of the Cannes Film Festival, ”says Doria Tillier, mistress of ceremonies.

7:13 p.m.

Jean Dujardin arrives at the wheel of a Renault with his colleague Pierre Niney, both on the poster for “OSS 117: Red alert in black Africa” directed by Nicolas Bedos. The film will be presented in the last screening.

7:05 p.m.

The jury chaired by Spike Lee arrives on the red carpet, including French actor Tahar Rahim.

7:00 p.m.

6:49 p.m.

With Sharon Stone back as a formidable auctioneer, the gala of amfAR, the American association for the fight against AIDS, organized for 27 years during the Cannes Film Festival, made it possible to collect on the night from Friday to Saturday some 9, 3 million euros, announced the organization.

The American director Spike Lee who chairs the jury of the 74th Cannes Film Festival, the actors Orlando Bloom, Nicole Kidman, Dylan Penn (daughter of Sean Penn), the French Nicolas Maury but also Milla Jovovich or the models Heidi Klum were among the many personalities who participated in this gala organized in the park of a villa in Cap d’Antibes (Alpes-Maritimes).

Due to the pandemic and the barrier gestures, the number of guests had been reduced to 400 instead of the usual 800.

A one-week stay on an “ecological yacht” notably in the company of Dylan Penn was awarded for 322,000 euros (380,000 USD).


While the jury is still meeting in conclave to set its prize list which will be unveiled this evening, the Cinéma de la Plage, which offers a film every evening, often in the presence of prestigious guests, indicates that it will broadcast this evening at 9:30 p.m. on film “David Byrne’s American Utopia” by Spike Lee, the president of this 2021 edition.

Spike Lee’s latest work, unpublished in theaters in France, will also be honored by “a percussive concert of extraordinary beauty by New York singer David Byrne staged by the President of the Jury”, indicates the Cinéma de la Plage via the Festival’s official Facebook page.

12:30 p.m.

While waiting to know who will be the winner of this 2021 edition, and who will therefore receive the famous Palme d’Or, CNEWS looked into the history of this famous trophy and in particular wondered who makes it. The answer in our dedicated article:

9:50 a.m.

The closing ceremony will take place from 7.15 p.m. and will be broadcast unencrypted, live and exclusively on Canal +. Actress Doria Tillier will play the mistresses of ceremonies.


Who will succeed “Parasite” by South Korean Bong Joon-ho, crowned in 2019, before the pandemic? This year, no favorite stands out clearly, at the end of a competition of good performance which counted no less than 24 films in official competition.

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To deliberate, the jury chaired by the American filmmaker Spike Lee, the first African-American artist to hold this position, and including personalities as diverse as the Brazilian filmmaker Kleber Mendonça Filho or the singer Mylène Farmer, will retire during the day to a villa. Cannes.

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