Cannes 2021 Winners List: Who won big, who missed the bus

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Jul 18, 2021, 10:47 AM(IST)

A sill from the Palme d'Or-winning movie 'Titane' Photograph:( Twitter )

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A total of 24 films had competed for the top prize, Palme d'Or, at the 74th edition of CannesFilm Festival held between July 6-17. 

The 74th edition of Cannes Film Festival—which started on July 6 and wrapped up on July 17—played host to celebrities and fashion enthusiasts from all over the world. This year, a total of 24 films competed for the top prize— Palme d'Or—and other major awards under various categories. 

As the curtains fall on this one—Cannes had returned after a delay of one-and-a-half years—let us look at the list of winners:

Palme d'Or: Julia Ducournau for ‘Titane’ (France)

Grand Prix: Shared by Ashgar Farhadi for ‘A Hero’ (Iran) and Juho Kuosmanen for ‘Compartment No.6’ (Finland)

Best Director: Leos Carax ‘Annette’ (France)

Best Actress: Renate Reinsve for ‘Worst Person in the World’ (Norway)

Best Actor: Caleb Landry Jones for ‘Nitram’ (USA)

Best Screenplay: Hamaguchi Ryusuke and Takamasa Oe for ‘Drive My Car’ (Japan)

Jury Prize: Shared by Nadav Lapid for ‘Ahed's Knee’ (Israel) and Apichatpong Weerasethakul for ‘Memoria’ (Thailand)

Best First Film: Antoneta Kusijanovic for ‘Murina’ (Croatia)

Best Short Film: Tang Yi for ‘All The Crows In The World’ (Hong Kong)

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