Cover Ruben Ostlund is awarded The Palme d’or for "Triangle of Sadness" by President of the Jury of the 75th Cannes Film Festival Vincent Lindon and Alfonso Cuaron during the closing ceremony for the 75th annual Cannes film festival at Palais des Festivals on May 28, 2022 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Find out all the winners at the Cannes Film Festival 2022 from the Critics’ Week to the Un Certain Regard and the highly coveted Palme d’Or

The Cannes Film Festival 2022 finally comes to an end. The 75th edition returned to full spectator capacity after two years. It has been a week of glamour on the red carpet, sparkling jewellery pieces and the best movies from filmmakers across the globe.

French actor Vincent Lindon presided over this year’s Main Competition jury which includes Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, English actress Rebecca Hall, Indian actress Deepika Padukone, Swedish actress Noomi Rapace, and Norwegian director Joachim Trier among others.

Want to know who bagged the coveted Palme d’Or this year? Read on to find out the full list of winners.

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Cinéfondation Selection

The Cinéfondation Selection consists of 16 student films, chosen out of 1,528 entries across 378 film schools around the world.

First Prize

  • Il Barbiere Complottista (A Conspiracy Man) by Valerio Ferrara

Second Prize

  • Di Er (Somewhere) by Li Jiahe

Joint Third Prize

  • Glorious Revolution by Masha Novikova
  • Les Humains Sont Cons Quand Il S’Empilent (Humans Are Dumber When Crammed Up Together) by Laurène Fernandez

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Critics’ Week

Over at the parallel section, Critics’ Week which is celebrating its 61st edition, La Jauria by Andrés Ramírez Pulido claimed the grand prize.

Grand Prize

  •  La Jauria by Andrés Ramírez Pulido

French Touch Prize of the Jury

  • Aftersun by Charlotte Wells

Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award

  • Zelda Samson for Love According To Dalva

Leitz Cine Discovery Prize for Short Film

  • Ice Merchants by João Gonzalez

Gan Foundation Award for Distribution

  • The Woodcutter Story by Mikko Myllylahti

SACD Prize

  • Andrés Ramírez Pulido for La Jauria

Canal+ Award for Short Film

  • On Xerxes’ Throne by Evi Kalogiropoulou

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Un Certain Regard

In the Un Certain Regard competition, the French movie The Worst Ones won the top prize.

Grand Prize

  • Les Pires (The Worst Ones) by Lise Akoka & Romane Gueret

Jury Prize

  • Joyland by Saim Sadiq

Best Performance

  • Vicky Kripes in Corsage
  • Adam Bessa in Harka

Best Director

  • Alexandru Belc for Metronom

Best Screenplay

  • Mediterranean Fever by Maha Haj

Coup de cœur Prize

  • Rodéo by Lola Quivoron

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Directors’ Fortnight

While the Directors’ Fortnight section is non-competitive, prizes are given out by partners of the festival.

Europa Cinemas Cannes Label for Best European Film

  • One Fine Morning by Mia Hansen-Løve

SACD Prize for Best French-language Film

  • The Mountain by Thomas Salvador

Carrosse d’Or

  • Kelly Reichardt‎‎

Independent Awards


  • Leila’s Brothers by Saeed Roustayi (Main Competition)
  • The Blue Caftan by Maryam Touzani (Un Certain Regard)
  • Love According to Dalva by Emmanuelle Nicot (Critics’ Week)

Ecumenical Prize

  • Broker by Hirokazu Kore-eda

L’Œil d’Or

  • All That Breathes by Shaunak Sen
  • Mariupolis 2 by Mantas Kvedaravicius (Jury Special Award)

Queer Palm Award

  •  Joyland by Saim Sadiq (Film)
  • Will You Look At Me by Shuli Huang (Short film)

Prix François Chalais Prize

  • Boy from Heaven by Tarik Saleh

Prix de la Citoyenneté

  •  Leila’s Brothers by Saeed Roustayi

Cannes Soundtrack Award

  • Paweł Mykietyn for EO

Palm Dog Award

  • Brit in War Pony

Palm Dog Award Grand Jury Prize

  • Marcel in Marcel!
  • Canine cast in Godland

Palm DogManitarian Award

  • Patron (Ukrainian Jack Russell terrier mine sniffer)

Palm Hound Dog

  • Titane

Chopard Trophy

  • Sheila Atim and Jack Lowden

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Main Competition

The satirical film Triangle of Sadness won the highly coveted Palme d’Or while Song Kang-ho made history as the first Korean male actor to bring home the acting award.

Palme d’Or

  • Triangle of Sadness (Sans Filtre) by Ruben Östlund

Grand Prix

  • Close by Lukas Dhont
  • Stars at Noon by Claire Denis (Jury Prize)

75th Anniversary Prize

  • Tori Et Lokita (Tori and Lokita) by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne

Caméra d’Or

  • War Pony by Riley Keough

Jury Prize

  • EO by Jerzy Skolimowski
  • Les Huit Montages (The Eight Mountains) by Charlotte Vandermeersch and Felix van Groeningen

Honorary Palme d’Or

  • Forest Whitaker
  • Tom Cruise

Best Director

  • Park Chan-wook for Decision to Leave

Best Actor

  • Song Kang-ho in Broker

Best Actress

  • Zar Amir Ebrahimi in Holy Spider (Les Nuits De Mashhad)

Best Screenplay

  • Walad Min Al Janna (Boy From Heaven) by Tarik Saleh

Short Film Palme d’Or

  • The Water Murmurs (Hai Bian Sheng Qi Yi Zuo Xuan Ya) by Jianying Chen

Special Mention of the Jury for Short Film

  • Lori by Abinash Bikram

Special Mention for a First Film

  • Plan 75 by Hayakawa Chie

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