Palme d’Or for TRIANGLE OF SADNESS at Cannes 2022
TRIANGLE OF SADNESS by Ruben Östlund, a MEDIA-supported film, won the prestigious Palme d'Or as well as the CST Technical Award for best Artiste-Technician at Cannes Film Festival.
Set in the world of world fashion, TRIANGLE OF SADNESS by Swedish director Ruben Östlund is a satire in which a pair of models find themselves at a crossroads in their careers. Fashion model couple Carl and Yaya are invited on a luxury cruise. When the yacht sinks they become stranded on a desert island with a group of billionaires and a cleaning lady. In the fight for survival, old hierarchies are turned upside down since the cleaning lady is the only one who knows how to fish. A co-production between companied from Sweden, Germany, France, and Turkey.
BOY FROM HEAVEN by Swedish director Tarik Saleh, which also received Creative Europe MEDIA support for its development, won the award for Best Screenplay at the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. A Swedish, French, Finnish, Danish and Moroccan co-production.
Another MEDIA title, LOVE ACCORDING TO DALVA, the first feature film by Emmanuelle Nicot, was awarded at La Semaine de la Critique competition. A French and Belgian co-production.
In total, 15 titles supported by MEDIA were selected for this year's edition of the festival, of which 6 were shortlisted in the official competition and ‘Un certain regard'.