The Palme d’Or at the Titan Cannes Film Festival and the Annette Director Award!
Director Julia Ducourno’s new film “Titan” won the Palme d’Or at the 74th Cannes Film Festival. Also, director Leo Carrax’s first new film in nine years, starring actor Adam Driver and Marion Cotiard, won the Best Director Award.
Titan, the winner of the Palme d’Or at the 74th Cannes Film Festival, tells the story of a woman living with titanium in her brain in a car accident as a child, who was caught up in a series of strange desires and met a sad father who went missing 10 years ago. It is a sensational new film directed by Julia Duccourno, who shocked the world with the 2016 horror film “Low.” Julia DuCourno, who was noted for her unconventional setting and development that shattered all previous preconceptions about horror films, once again showed a more shocking story and overwhelming production power through “Titan” and achieved the Palme d’Or award for her second feature film. 파워볼사이트
“Annette” is drawing attention as director Leo Carrax’s new and first English production in nine years, who has a solid fan base in Korea through works such as “The Lovers of Pongnev” and “Holly Motors.” The film is a musical film about how world famous opera singer Ann (Marion Cotiard) and stand-up comedian Henry (Adam Driver) have a special daughter, Annette, and has been selected as the opening film of the Cannes Film Festival since its release. It is considered one of the most anticipated films of 2021, starring actor Adam Driver and actor Marion Cotiard in La Vie en Rose and Time for Tomorrow, who are well-known in Korea through the Star Wars series, Marriage Story and Patterson. American art rock band “Sparks” participated in the OST to enhance its completeness. Prior to the opening ceremony, director Bong Joon-ho expressed high expectations about Annette, saying, “I am excited to see the opening film of this film festival, Annette, for the first time in the world.”
The 74th Cannes Film Festival, which was held for the first time in two years due to the coronavirus outbreak last year, was more competitive than ever, with many new films by filmgoers including Wes Anderson, Sean Baker, Francois Ojong, Ashgar Farhadi, Appichapong Wiracetakun and Ryusuke Hamaguchi. “Titan” is the second female director to win the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival following Jane Campion of “Piano,” raising expectations for a domestic release.