Cannes 2021: Julia Ducournau makes history as ‘Titane’ wins Palme d’Or

Jury president Spike Lee appeared to accidentally let slip Titane’s win early on stage.Julia Ducournau’s Titane has been awarded the Palme d’Or at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival (July 6-17).Scroll down for full list of winnersDucournau becomes the first solo female filmmaker to take home the Palme d’Or (Jane Campion’s The Piano shared the award in 1993 with Chen Kaige’s Farewell My Concubine).Titane is Ducournau’s follow-up to her debut Raw, which screened in Critics’ Week 2016.

Described as delivering “a deranged cocktail of outrage, excess, conceptual ferocity and sheer silliness” by Screen’s critic,

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