Chiara Mastroianni award at Cannes : Her ex Benjamin Biolay to the angels !


I’ve never won a prize, so thank you. I share this award with the other actors : Vincent Lacoste, Camille Cottin and Benjamin Biolay. If I hadn’t had these partners, I would not be here, “said a trembling voice Chiara Mastroianni at the closing ceremony of un certain regard this may 24, 2019. “I would like to offer this award to Christophe Honoré, “added the actress. In this film she plays Maria, a wife who is unfaithful after twenty years of marriage, left the marital home after a quarrel with her husband to spend the night at the hotel. So she tries to make the point, several people from his past life, enter the scene.


The prix un certain regard, the highest award of this parallel section, was awarded to the Brazilian Karim Aïnouz for The invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao.I dedicate this film to all women in the world, and to my actors, “he said in receiving his award. The invisible life of Euridice Gusmao is an evocation of the machismo through the fate of two sisters who can’t live their dreams, due to the weight of the brazilian society in the 50’s. Two Spanish films have also been distinguished: will Come the fire of Olivier Laxe (jury award) and Freedom of Albert Serra (special jury prize). The price of the staging was awarded a prize by the Russian Kantemir Balagov, 27 years for Beanpole (A big girl), her second feature film after the noticed Tesnota. Finally, the coup de coeur of the jury was awarded ex-aequo to The wife of my brother in the Quebec Monia Chokri, the actress seen in Xavier Dolan, and The Climb of the American Michael Covino. The French Bruno Dumont has received a special mention from the jury for his film, Jeanne.


The waltz of the prize in cannes, continues…


The Queer Palm in 2019, was awarded Friday evening to the feature film Portrait of the girl on fire by Céline Sciamma, who narrates with modesty, a forbidden love affair between two women to fates averse, in an Eighteenth-century corseté. “The film we have chosen to reward (…) is not only a lesbian story, but, above all, a great film for cinema“, justified the jury chaired by the actress Virginie Ledoyen.


Finally, Quentin Tarantino has also already been awarded a prize, but surprise : the Palm Dog ! Each year since 2001, the Palm Dog is awarded to the best dog movie among all the films in selection during the fortnight. The late Uggie of The Artist or Mops of Marie-Antoinette received the prestigious collier award at a ceremony on the Croisette. For editing 2019, it is the pitbull Brandy Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood who has won. Tarantino has made it to the event, accompanied by his wife Daniella Pick.

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