Cannes Film Festival 2022: Mexican-produced film wins ‘Palma d’Or’, the highest award

Italy.- The 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival 2022 It was one of the most special, because from May 17 to 28, moviegoers enjoyed all the films that will set trends throughout the next year in the different festivals around the world.

The gala to meet the winners of the Festival began with the Spanish actress Rossy de Palmapresident of the jury of the “Golden Camera” who awarded the prize to the little jewel “War Pony”, from Gina Gammell Y Riley Keough.

For his part, the director Alfonso Cuarón awarded the “Palme d’Or at Cannes” to the film “Triangle of sadness” (The triangle of sadness, in Spanish), a film with a Mexican production, which highlights the participation of the production company Piano, of Julio Chavezmontes; In addition to that of other countries such as United Kingdom (BBC Film) and Denmark (Danish Film Institute).

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“All decisions have been made by majority and have been democratic,” said the President of the Jury, Vincent Lindonwhich was also made up of Asghar Farhadi, Jeff Nichols; British actress and director rebecca hall; Danish model and actress Deepika Padukone; swedish actress, Noomi Rapacethe Italian actress and director, Jasmine Trinca; the french director Ladj Lyand the Norwegian director, Joachim Trier.

Some awards were presented by great celebrities such as Javier Bardemwho recalled the value of people being able to return to movie theaters.

The award for “Best Director” went to Park Chan Wook for “Decision to leave”, while the “Best screenplay” went to “Boy from heaven”, by Tarik Saleh, and the “Jury Prize” was won by “Eo” from Jerzy Skolimowski and “Le Otto Montagne” by felix van Groeningen Y Charlotte Vandermeersch.

Swedish director Ruben Östlund won the ‘Palme d’Or’ for ‘Best Film’. Photo: Special.

The Festival also awarded the Korean Song Kang Ho the “Best Actor” award for his work in “Broker” by the Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-edawhich is about a Korean family looking for a home for an abandoned baby.

The award for “Best Actress” went to Tsar Amir Ebrahimifor her portrayal of a journalist in “Holy Spider” by ali abbassia violent and graphic true-crime thriller about the serial murder of sex workers in the religious Iranian city of mashad.

“Holy Spider” was not allowed to be shot in Iran and instead was shot in Jordan. By accepting the award, ebrahimi He said the film shows “everything that is impossible to show in Iran.”

Song Kang Ho and Zar Amir Ebrahimi were awarded as the best actors. Photo: Special.

The Mexican Julio Chavezmonteswho co-produced the film “The Triangle of Sadness” with the Swedish director Ruben Ostlundtook this Saturday the “Palme d’Or” for “Best Film” in the 2022 selection of the Cannes Film Festival, and although the producer was already in France, just doing promotional work for this film, his celebration had to be postponed because this week he tested positive for the Covid-19 virus.

When we started making this film, I think we had one goal: try to do something exciting for the audience and provide content that would make them think. We wanted to entertain them, we wanted them to ask each other questions, we wanted them to come out after the screening and have something to talk about,” said Östlund.

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The Mexican Julio Chavezmontes, who co-produced the film ‘The triangle of sadness’ gave him Covid. Photo: Special.

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