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Cannes Film Festival 2022: Full list of Winners

Cannes Film Festival 2022 has officially ended. BRB, crying!

What an experience Cannes Film Festival 2022 left us with. The splendid schedule continued for close to ten days.

As the film festival drew close to an end, there were many magnificent factors that contributed. This was the second time post-pandemic that the event was organized with great filmmakers whose presence was missed for the previous seasons.

Many movies were in the row to win Palme d’Or, which is the highest prize awarded during the event. Crimes of the Future placed itself alongside Broker and Stars at Noon to take the award home.

Cannes Film Festival 2022 Winners

Before we drive you through the names who graced their presence during the film festival, let’s have a look at the name of the winners.

Ruben Ostlund exclaimed with joy for winning Palme d’Or for Triangles of Sadness, his latest film. After his win in 2017 for The Square, this is the second time he made his way to the prestigious award.

Palme d’Or

Winner: Triangle of Sadness, Ruben Östlund

Best Director

Winner: Park Chan-wook, Decision to Leave

Grand Prix

Winner: Lukas Dhont, Close; Claire Denis, Stars at Noon


Best Actress

Winner: Zar Amir-Ebrahimi, Holy Spider

Elated with her win, the actress said: “I have come a long way to be on this stage. It was humiliation [and] darkness, but there was cinema,” She continued ”It practically saved my life, and I know it will save lives again.”

Short Film Palme d’or

Winner: The Water Murmurs, Jianying Chen

Special Mention for First Film

Winner: Hayakawa Chie, Plan 75


Caméra d’or for First Film

Winner: War Pony by Riley Keough and Gina Gammell


Special Mention of Short Film

Winner: Lori, Abinash Bikram Shah

Best Screenplay

Winner: Boy from Heaven, Tarik Saleh

On winning the award, he said,  “I want to dedicate this prize to the young filmmakers in Egypt, to raise your voices and tell your stories,”

Best Actor

Winner: Song Kang-ho, Broker

Jury Prize

Winner: Félix Van Groeningen and Charlotte Vandermeersch, The Eight, Jerzy Skolimowski, EO


Skolimowski said, “I would like to thank to my donkeys, all six of them,”

75th Anniversary Prize

Winner: Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Tori and Lokita 

Un Certain Regard

Un Certain Regard Prize

Winner: Les Pires, The Worst Ones

Jury Prize

Winner: Joyland, Saim Sadiq

Best Performance Prize

Winner: Vicky Krieps, “Corsage” and Adam Bessa, “Harka”

Coup de Coeur Award

Winner: “Rodeo,” Lola Quivoron

About the Night!

The Cannes Film Festival 2022 has finally come to an end after flaunting its best over the due course of 10 days.

21 films were competing against each other this time. Undoubtedly, attention to movie titles such as  Park Chan-wook’s Decision To Leave and Lukas Dhont’s, Close contained most of the limelight.

The ones who were straight up out of the race for this year include Elvis starring Baz Luhrmann and Top Gun: Maverick starring Tom Cruise. Top Gun: Maverick is busy gathering praises at the global box office.

The jury for this year had Jeff Nichols, Vincent Lindon, supported by Rebecca Hall, Jasmine Trinca, Deepika Padukone, Noomi Rapace, Asghar Farhadi, Lady Ly, and Joachim Trier.

Did you enjoy the Cannes Film Festival 2022? Let us know!

Arpita Roy
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