NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: IndieWire (by Christian Zilko).
As quickly as it began, another Cannes Film Festival is wrapping up. This year’s festival featured one of the most stacked Cannes lineups in years, with new films from the likes of Martin Scorsese, Wes Anderson, Todd Haynes, Jonathan Glazer, and Wim Wenders premiering alongside more popular fare like “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” and the first two episodes of HBO’s controversial new series “The Idol.”
With all the biggest premieres firmly in the rearview mirror other than Disney/Pixar’s out-of-competition “Elemental,” the time has almost come for the jury to hand out the festival’s awards — including the coveted Palme d’Or. Ruben Östlund, hot off his second Palme d’Or win for 2022’s “Triangle of Sadness” after winning for 2017’s “The Square,” served as this year’s jury president, overseeing a director-heavy jury that also includes “Titane” filmmaker Julie Ducournau along with Paul Dano and Brie Larson.
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