won his second Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, for “Triangle of Sadness
,” a satire of influencer culture and beauty’s ability to open doors that inspired uproarious laughter — and disgust. The Swedish director, who previously won the Palme for art-world sendup “The Square
,” urged the audience to let out “a primal scream of happiness” following his acceptance of the award, which officially closed out the nearly two-week long event in Cannes, the 75th edition of the festival.
See the full winners list below.
Among the more eye-catching winners for cinephiles, Claire Denis
won her first award from Cannes, with only the second film she’d ever had in Competition: “Stars at Noon
” starring Margaret Qualley
, who she said during her speech she’d discovered at Cannes when watching Quentin Tarantino
’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
” three years ago. She shared the Grand Prix with “Close
” by Lukas Dhont