The 69th annual Cannes Film Festival

This year, the much anticipated Cannes Film Festival was held from May 11 to May 22. The event was created 69 years ago and is now one of the most publicized film festivals in the world, which includes a grand opening ceremony and a red carpet walk.

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In this article, we’ll be summarizing what happened during these 12 days!


This year, the jury was lead by director George Miller, who most recently released the blockbuster movie “Mad Max: Fury Road”.


The Winners of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival

Palme D’Or: “I, Daniel Blake” by Ken Loach

Grand Prix: “Juste La Fin Du Monde” by Xavier Dolan

Award for Best Director:

1) Olivier Assayas for “Personal Shopper”

2) Cristian Mungiu for “Bachelor”

Award for Best Screenplay: Asghar Farhadi for “Forushande”

Jury Prize: “American Honey” by Andrea Arnold

Award for Best Actress: Jaclyn Jose for “Ma'Rosa”

Award for Best Actor: Shahab Hosseini for Forushande

Palme D’Or - Short Film: Timecode Juanjo Gimenez


The Cannes Film Festival is also a chance for stars to reveal their newest outfits!


The most daring looks

Elza Zylberstein with a little nip slip. It’s definitely not a first!

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Singer Kristina Bazan also revealed her fair share while going to see the movie “Slack Bay”.

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Reality TV star Kendall Jenner chose to wear a black and see-through dress that had heads turning!

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Amal Clooney wore a long bright yellow dress and high heels and looked extravagant.

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Phones used in movies

It’s typical of companies to try and promote their brand in movies, especially through the use of smartphones and accessories.

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This is evident in Spider-Man, as we can see him using a Sony Ericsson throughout the movie.


In “We’re the Millers”, Apple devices show up quite often.

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We also often see them protected by personalised phone cases in order to prevent them from breaking!


So leave us a comment down below and tell us what you thought of the Cannes Film Festival. Do you think that each winner deserved their prize?

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