The 2018 annual Cannes Film Festival has been hold from 8 to 19 May, 2018. Asghar Farhadi's psychological thriller Everybody Knows opened the festival and the official festival poster features Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina from Jean-Luc Godard's 1965 film Pierrot le Fou. There are 21 films compete in the Main Competition section. The Japanese film Shoplifeters directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda won the Golden Palm. Please read on to find out more details and the complete winner list.
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If you are new to Cannes festival, there are some things you need to know the 2018 Cannes. Now follow me to learn them one by one.
The jury board
The awards are selected by the jury board. They are composed of talented celebrities including actors, directors, screenwriters etc. all over the world. This year the president of the jury board is Cate Blanchett, who is the OSCAR Winner actress with great acting in films like "Babel" etc.
The highest award in the Cannes is the "Palme d'Or", also known as "the Golden Palm". It is the top honor every artist want to get once in a lifetime. Besides, there are other awards for best actress, best actor, best director, best screenplay, Short Film Palme d'Or.
The red carpet
Every year, many stars show up in the red carpet with unforgettable dressing. It is a fair for our favorite stars from all the world. You can see starts like Kate Winslet, Huge Jackman, Angelina Jolie and Asian beauty Sonam Kapoor.
At the end of this year's 71st Cannes Film Festival, all the awards are disclosed. Japanese Hirokazu Kore-Eda took the top honor with its family story Shoplifters and Won the Grand Prize with the BlacKkKlansman. You can check the full list below:
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: Alice Rohrwacher from Happy as Lazzaro & Nader Saeivar from Three Faces
Camerad'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
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