July 17, 2021
The 74th annual Cannes Film Festival (which took place in Cannes, France) has announced its award winners. The event took place from July 6 to July 17, 2021, with the prize winners announced on July 17, 2021. The awards were voted for by appointed juries.
FEATURE FILMS – COMPETITION
PALME D’OR (Best Picture)
TITANE directed by Julia Ducournau
The award was presented by Sharon Stone and Spike Lee.
GRAND PRIX (tie)
HYTTI N°6 (Compartment N°6) directed by Juho Kuosmanen
The award was presented by the American director Oliver Stone.
Leos Carax for ANNETTE
The award was presented by Italian actress and director Valeria Golino.
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR
Caleb LANDRY JONES in NITRAM
directed by Justin Kurzel
The award was presented by French actress Adèle Exarchopoulos.
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS
Renate Reinsve in VERDENS VERSTE MENNESKE (The Worst Person in the World)
directed by Joachim Trier
The award was presented by South Korean actor Lee Byung-hun.
JURY PRIZE (tie)
MEMORIA directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul
HA’BERECH (Ahed’s Knee) directed by Nadav Lapid
The award was presented by British actor Rosamund Pike.
Hamaguchi Ryusuke & Takamasa Oe for DRIVE MY CAR
The award was presented by British director and screenwriter Andrea Arnold.
UN CERTAIN REGARD
UN CERTAIN REGARD (Best Picture)
directed by Kira Kovalenko
PRIZE OF ORIGINALITY
directed by Valdimar Johannsson
COUP DE COEUR (COURAGE) AWARD
directed by Teodora Ana Mihai
directed by Sebastian Meise
directed by Hafsia Herzi
directed by Tatiana Huezo
MURINA directed by Antoneta Alamat KUSIJANOVIĆ unveiled in the frame of LA QUINZAINE DES RÉALISATEURS
The Caméra d’or was presented by Mélanie Thierry, President of the Jury of this First Film Selection.
SHORT FILMS – COMPETITION
SPECIAL DISTINCTION BY THE JURY
CÉU DE AGOSTO (August Sky) directed by Jasmin Tenucci
directed by Théo Degen Insas, Belgium
directed by Yoon Daewoen, Korea National University of Arts, South Korea
THIRD PRIZE (tie)
directed by Carina-Gabriela Dașoveanu, UNATC “I. L. CARAGIALE”, Romania
directed by Rodrigo Ribeyro, Academia Internacional de Cinema, Brazil
HIGHER TECHNICAL COMMISSION (CST)
CST ARTIST-TECHNICIAN PRIZE
Vladislav OPELIANTS (Russia), Chief Director of Photography, PETROV’S FLU, by Kirill Serebrenniko
CST YOUNG FILM TECHNICIAN AWARD
Armance DURIX, Head Sound Engineeer MI IUBITA, MON AMOUR, by Noémie Merlant.