Hirokazu Kore-eda’s ‘Shoplifters’ Wins Palme d’Or at the 71st Cannes Film Festival
The winners for the 71st Cannes Film Festival have been officially announced. Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Shoplifters has won the Palme d’Or out of twenty-one films in competition. Spike Lee won the Grand Prix, the runner-up prize for BlacKkKlansman, while Nadine Labaki’s Capernaum won the Jury Prize — the bronze medal.
Cate Blanchett served as President of the jury, with Kristen Stewart, Denis Villeneuve, Lea Seydoux, Ava DuVernay, Chang Chen, Robert Guédiguian, Khadja Nin, and Andrey Zvyagintsev.
Here’s the list of this year’s winners:
Palme d’Or: Shoplifters, Hirokazu Kore-eda
Grand Prix: BlacKkKlansman, Spike Lee
Jury Prize: Capernaum, Nadine Labaki
Special Palme d’Or: The Image Book, Jean-Luc Godard
Best Actress: Samal Yeslyamova, Akya
Best Actor: Marcello Fonte, Dogman
Best Director: Pawel Pawlikowski, Cold War
Best Screenplay (tie): Alice Rohrwacher, Happy as Lazzaro & Nader Saeivar, Three Faces
Camera d’Or: Girl, Lukas Dhont
Short Film Palme d’Or: All These Creatures, Charles Williams
Queer Palm (Feature): Girl, Lukas Dhont
Queer Palm (Short): The Orphan, Carolina Markowicz