The awards for the 72nd Cannes Film Festival have been awarded

The awards for the 72nd Cannes Film Festival have been awarded

South Korean director Bong Jun Ho Ho's comic thriller "Living Parasites" from an unemployed family earned the Golden Palm at the 72nd Cannes Festival from a jury led by Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu on Saturday night.

The director of the host, Snowpiercer - Survivors' Fight, Okja, filmed again in his home country after ten years of international tours, and as a result, produced an uncharacteristically social tragicomedy of his own. For the first time, Bong Jun Ho has chosen the genre of entertainment genre to show more emphatically and symbolically social conditions in a world where social disparities are growing unfairly. Paratroopers tells a deep family drama in the form of an intense story-driven and thrilling thriller and shows the social violence caused by social inequalities.

“Since the 2000s, there have been many changes in genre films in South Korea without following American cinema. In a peculiar way, we tell stories that raise social and political issues. It's hard to imagine a South Korean movie today without such messages. This has become our specialty, ”said the 59-year-old director at Cannes.

The jury awarded the second most significant prize, the Grand Prix, to the work of Mati Diop Atlantique (Atlantic Ocean), a French filmmaker of Senegalese origin, who is a fantastic love story in the Dakar world of work.

The jury's award went to Ladj Ly, France, for his first feature film Les Misérables (The Miserable) in the French Suburbs, and Brazilian creators Kleber Mendonca Filho and Juliano Dornelles for utopian revenge on an imaginary Brazilian community condemned to power a mysterious western movie called Bacurau.

The jury awarded a special prize to the Palestinian Elia Suleyman for his absurd burlesque, "The Must Be Heaven", starring the director. Soulman, also known as Palestinian Buster Keaton at his home in Nazareth, Paris and New York, shows the absurdity of the increasingly prevalent violence in the world.

The double director of the Golden Palm, Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne from Belgium, earned the Best Direction Award for his drama Young Ahmed, about a radicalized 13-year-old boy. The adolescent Idir Ben Addi, a teenager living in an open and tolerant Muslim family in Brussels but radicalized by an imam, tries to kill his Arabic language teacher.

The Best Screenplay Award went to Céline Sciamma from France for the costume film, which is also directed by the director de la jeune fille en feu (Flaming Portrait of a Girl), which is a restrained and sensitive love story between two women, a painter and an aristocratic model , highlighting the vulnerable position of women in the 19th century. century.

Antonio Banderas has been honored with the Best Male Character Award for his role in Pedro Almodóvar's film Authors of Pain and Glory. Almodóvar and Banderas have worked together for the eighth time, and this time the Hollywood star is transforming into a Spanish director's alter ego, wearing a similar, gray-haired crown and wearing colorful clothes, though not completely imitating him. Emily Beecham, an Anglo-American actress, has been honored for best female role in the Austrian film Jessica Hausner's Little Joe, which features a workaholic and personality disorder scientist who develops a flower whose scent makes her happy to smell it.

Golden Palma, best short film, was awarded the Greek director Vasily Kekatos's "Distance between Heaven and Us" and the Argentinean film Agustina San Martin's Monstro Dios (Monster God). Guatemala's Cestar Díaz's Nuestras Madres (Our Mothers), a feature film from Guatemala, received the Best Golden Camera Award from the first 26 films selected for the festival's official and parallel sections.

The villages will receive an additional HUF 20 billion, according to the words of Alpár Gyopáros, the government commissioner responsible for the development of modern settlements.

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