Keyword: 2019 Cannes Film Festival

South Korean film wins Cannes Film Festival top award

The Cannes Film Festival closed on Saturday with its top Palme d'Or award going to South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's raucous social satire 'Parasite', while the second-place award went to French-Senegalese director Mati Diop's feature-film debut, 'Atlantics', a regard on the migrant crisis, and the third-placed jury prize shared by French director Ladj Ly's feature-film debut 'Les Miserables' about grim life and police violence in a poor Paris suburb, together with Brazilian director Kleber Mendonça Filho's 'Bacurau' about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-comprehend invasion in President Jair Bolsonaro's Brazil.

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Alain Delon’s Cannes prize sends ‘bad message’, says French group

Delon, 83, whose views on women, same-sex couples, and politics have caused controversy, received an honorary Palme d’Or at the film festival.