The Palmes d’Or awarded since the creation of the Cannes Film Festival | myCANAL Mali

Considered one of the most important cinematographic distinctions, the awarding of a Palme d’or also includes major artistic, financial and media issues. A guarantee of quality and high standards for the public, it thus enables its winner to immediately obtain worldwide fame, to find a distributor more easily and to increase the number of spectators in theatres. While waiting for the opening of 72nd Cannes Film Festivalso it seemed useful to us to take the time for this exhaustive summary of the films and directors crowned with this prestigious award.

1939 :
– Pacific Express (Palme d’or retrospective) Cecil B. DeMille

1946 :
– Torments Alf Sjöberg
– The Poison Billy Wilder
– The earth will be red Bodil Ipsen and Lau Lauritzen Jr.
– Lower Town Chetan Anand
– Brief Encounter David Lean
– Maria Candelaria Emilio Fernandez
– The decisive turning point Fridrikh Ermler
– The Pastoral Symphony Jean Delannoy
– The Last Chance Leopold Lindtberg
– The Wingless Men František Čáp
– Rome, open city Roberto Rossellini

1947 :
– Ziegfeld Follies Vincente Minnelli
– Dumbo Ben Sharpsteen
– The Accursed René Clément
– Antoine and Antoinette Jacques Becker
– Crossfire Edward Dmytryk

1948 :
– No festival that year

1949 :
– The Third Man Carol Reed

1950 :
– No festival that year

1951 :
– Miss Julie Alf Sjöberg
– Miracle in Milan Vittorio de Sica

1952 :
– Othello Orson Welles
– Two pennies of hope Renato Castellani

1953 :
– The Wages of Fear Henri-Georges Clouzot

1954 :
– The Gate of Hell Teinosuke Kinugasa

1955 :
-Marty Delbert Mann

1956 :
– The World of Silence Jean-Yves Cousteau and Louis Malle

1957 :
– The Law of Lord William Wyler

1958 :
– When the storks pass Mikhail Kalatozov

1959 :
– Orfeu Negro Marcel Camus

1960 :
– La dolce vita Federico Fellini

1961 :
– Such a long absence Henri Colpi
– Viridiana Luis Bunuel

1962 :
– The word given Anselmo Duarte

1963 :
– The Cheetah Luchino Visconti

1964 :
– The Umbrellas of Cherbourg Jacques Demy

1965 :
– The Knack… and how to get it Richard Lester

1966 :
– A man and a woman Claude Lelouch
– These ladies and gentlemen Pietro Germi

1967 :
– Blow-Up Michelangelo Antonioni

1969 :
– If…Lindsay Anderson

1970 :
– M*A*S*H Robert Altman

1971 :
– The Messenger Joseph Losey

1972 :
– The working class goes to heaven Elio Petri
– The Mattei Francesco Rosi Affair

1973 :
– The Misunderstanding Alan Bridges
– The Scarecrow Jerry Schatzberg

1974 :
– Francis Ford Coppola Secret Conversation

1975 :
– Chronicle of the ember years Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina

1976 :
– Taxi Driver Martin Scorsese

1977 :
– Padre padrone Paolo and Vittorio Taviani

1978 :
– The Ermanno Olmi Clog Tree

1979 :
– Apocalypse Now Francis Ford Coppola
– The Volker Schlöndorff Drum

1980 :
– Let the show begin Bob Fosse
– Kagemusha, Shadow Warrior Akira Kurosawa



nineteen eighty one :
– The Iron Man Andrzej Wajda

1982 :
– Missing Costa Gavra
– Yol, permission Yılmaz Güney and Şerif Gören

1983 :
– The Ballad of Narayama Shōhei Imamura

1984 :
– Paris, Texas Wim Wenders

1985 :
– Dad is on a business trip Emir Kusturica

1986 :
– Mission Roland Joffe

1987 :
– Under Satan’s Sun Maurice Pialat

1988 :
– Shovel the conqueror Bille August

1989 :
– Sex, Lies and Video Steven Soderbergh

1990 :
– Sailor and Lula David Lynch

1991 :
– Barton Fink Joel Coen

1992 :
– Best Intentions Bille August

1993 :
– Farewell my concubine Chen Kaige
– The Jane Campion Piano Lesson

1994 :
– Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino

1995 :
– Underground Emir Kusturica

1996 :
– Secrets and Lies Mike Leigh

1997 :
– The Taste of Cherry Abbas Kiarostami
– Shōhei Imamura Eel

1998 :
– Eternity and a Day Theo Angelopoulos

1999 :
– Rosetta Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne

2000 :
– Dancer in the Dark Lars von Trier

2001 :
– The bedroom of the son Nanni Moretti

2002 :
– Pianist Roman Polanski

2003 :
– Elephant Gus Van Sant

2004 :
– Fahrenheit 9/11 Michael Moore

2005 :
– The Child Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne

2006 :
– The Wind Rises Ken Loach

2007 :
– 4 months, 3 weeks, 2 days Cristian Mungiu

2008 :
– Between the walls Laurent Cantet

2009 :
– The White Ribbon Michael Haneke

2010 :
– Uncle Boonmee, the one who remembers his past lives Apichatpong Weerasethakul

2011 :
– The Tree of Life Terence Malick USA

2012 :
– Love Michael Haneke

2013 :
– The Life of Adele Abdellatif Kechiche, Léa Seydoux, Adele Exarchopoulos

2014 :
– Winter Sleep Nuri Bilge Ceylan

2015 :
– Dheepan Jacques Audiard

2016 :
– I, Daniel Blake Ken Loach

2017 :
– The Square Ruben Ostlund

2018 :
– A Hirokazu Kore-eda Family Affair

2019:
– Parasite by Bong Joon Ho

2021:
Titanium by Julia Ducournau

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The Palmes d’Or awarded since the creation of the Cannes Film Festival | myCANAL Mali