Jane Campion
(Movies & TV)
The Piano
(Movies & TV)
Jean-Pierre Leaud
(Movies & TV)
Cannes Film Festival
(Movies & TV)
Delbert Mann
(Movies & TV)
Lea Seydoux
(Movies & TV)

See also

Palme d'Or

Knowledge Identifier: $Palme_d'Or


Palme d'Or

Highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.add

Category: Movies & TV (100)

Launched in 1954.

Countries: France (42%), Morocco (17%), United States (8%)

Main connections: Jane Campion, The Piano, Jean-Pierre Leaud

Linked to: Chopard




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At the end of 1954, the Festival's Board of Directors invited several jewellers to submit designs for a palm, in tribute to the coat of arms of the City of Cannes add something


In 1954 the Jury of the Festival de Cannes suggested awarding an award titled the "Grand Prix of the International Film Festival" with a new design each year from a contemporary artist add something


In 1955, the first Palme d'Or was awarded to Delbert Mann for "Marty", and it remained the highest award until 1964, when copyright issues with the Palme led the Festival to return to the Grand Prix add something


It was introduced in 1955 by the organising committee add something


From 1964 to 1974, it was replaced once again, by the "'Grand Prix du Festival"' add something


Cannes Film Festival - In 1975 the Palme d'Or was reintroduced and has since remained the symbol of the Cannes Film Festival, awarded every year to the director of the Best Feature Film of the Official Competition, and presented in a case of pure red Morocco leather lined with white suede add something


At the beginning of the 1980s, the rounded shape of the pedestal, bearing the palm, gradually transformed to become pyramidal in 1984 add something


In 1992, Thierry de Bourqueney redesigned the Palme and its pedestal in hand-cut crystal add something


The current design from 1997 is by Caroline Scheufele at Chopard add something


This particular "Palme d'Or" was awarded in retrospect at the 2002 festival add something


As of 2012, Jane Campion remains the only woman to have won the Palme d'Or add something


As of 2013, Jane Campion is the only female director to have won the Palme d'Or, for "The Piano" add something


However, in 2013 the actresses Adèle Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux were awarded the "Palme d'Or"; they were given the award as the stars of "Blue Is the Warmest Colour", alongside director Abdellatif Kechiche, in an unorthodox move by the Steven Spielberg-headed jury add something


The Piano - As of 2014, Jane Campion is the only female director to have won the Palme d'Or, for "The Piano" add something


The Piano - As of 2015, Jane Campion is the only female director to have won the "Palme d'Or", for "The Piano" add something


In 2016 Jean-Pierre Léaud became the first person to be awarded solely for acting add something


In 2017, the award was re-designed to celebrate the festival's 70th anniversary add something


The Piano - As of 2018, Jane Campion is the only female director to have won the Palme d'Or, for her work on "The Piano" add something