Palme d'Or

Highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival

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The Palme d'Or is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. It was introduced in 1955 by the festival's organizing committee. Previously, from 1939 to 1954, the highest prize at the festival was the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film. In 1964, The Palme d'Or was replaced again by the Grand Prix, before being reintroduced in 1975.

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The festival's second place award went to French-Senegalese director Mati Diop's feature-film debut, "Atlantics"
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Advertisement CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or...
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“Parasite”, a suspenseful dark comedy about class struggles directed by South Korea’s Bong Joon-Ho, won the top Palme d’Or prize at the Cannes Film..
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The South Korean director won the prestigious award for his dark comedy thriller, Parasite.
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The Cannes jury has awarded the coveted Palme d’Or to “Parasite” by South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, wrapping up a hotly contested 72nd edition of..
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To the Palm Dog! For the past 10 years or so, we have enjoyed reporting on this eccentric award – honouring the year’s best canine performances – as the..
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Virginie Efira hits a career high as the protagonist of Justine Triet’s “Sibyl”, a clever and stylish thriller that wrapped up the most exciting – and..
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CANNES, France (AP) - Whether or not Quentin Tarantino wins the Palme d'Or this year, at least he's not coming home without a trophy. The director of the Cannes..
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In 1994, Quentin Tarantino’s "Pulp Fiction" won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. (May 23)
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An emotional Alain Delon received a prize for his six decade-long acting career on Sunday as the Cannes Film Festival shrugged off criticism prompted by his..
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