BEST DIRECTOR AWARD FOR
ANNETTE BY LEOS CARAX
IN THEATERS ON AUGUST 6
BEST ACTRESS AWARD FOR
RENATE REINSVE IN JULIE (EN 12 CHAPITRES)
BY JOACHIM TRIER
The film ANNETTE by French director Leos Carax will begin screening on August 6th. Presented in the opening and official competition of the 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, the film was awarded the Best Director Award by the jury chaired by Spike Lee. A musical starring Marion Cotillard, Adam Driver and Simon Helberg, ANNETTE marks the return of the enfant terrible of French cinema.
Actress Renate Reinsve was also awarded the prestigious Best Actress Award for her performance in the Norwegian comedy-drama JULIE (EN 12 CHAPITRES) by Joachim Trier (Oslo, August 31, Stronger than Bombs).
JULIE (EN 12 CHAPITRES) by Joachim Trier
With Renate Reinsve, Anders Danielsen Lie, Herbert Nordrum
Julie, soon to be 30 years old, cannot settle in life. While she thinks she has found some stability with Aksel, 45, a bestselling author, she meets the young and attractive Eivind.
Musicians Sparks and Rone also won the Cannes Soundtrack Award for having produced the soundtracks of ANNETTE by Leos Carax and the film LES OLYMPIADES by Jacques Audiard respectively.