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The Triangle of Sadness wins top prize at Cannes Film Festival 2022

The best director prize went to Park Chan-wook for his work on Decision to Leave, which marks a clear departure for the Korean director in terms a tone and mood

Vincent Lindon

Jury President Vincent Lindon (centre) poses with jury members (from left) Ladj Ly , Jeff Nichols, Rebecca Hall, Jasmine Trinca, Joachim Trier, Deepika Padukone, and Asghar Farhadi for photographers at the awards ceremony of the 75th Cannes film fest

In a decision that took nobody by surprise, the jury of the 75th Cannes Film Festival awarded the Palme d’Or to Swedish director Ruben Ostlund’s Triangle of Sadness.

The satirical but savage attack on a world where wealth and privilege hold untrammelled sway over humanity and decency is Ostlund’s second film to win the Cannes Film Festival’s top prize. He had won the Palme d’Or in 2017 for The Square, a no less corrosive take down of the hypocrisies of the art world.

Ostlund is now the ninth director to have won the Palme d’Or twice. He joins a list that has

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First Published: May 30 2022 | 1:38 AM IST

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