17 Cannes Palme d’Or Winners Who Won Oscars

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Cannes and the Oscars are two of cinema’s longest-standing institutions. However, they have not always been good friends despite being the oldest. Only two films have won both Best Picture and the Palme d’Or. “Marty” and more recently “Parasite” (“The Lost Weekend” Since 1945, they have shared the Grand Prix (the festival’s top award). Many other films that have appeared on the Croisette in Cannes have also been nominated for or won major awards Academy Awards These 17 films won the Palme d’Or, as well as an additional Oscar.

Marti 1955

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“Marty” (1955)

The Palme d’Or was the highest award at the Cannes film festival. In its first year, Delbert Mann’s drama-romance based on a television play by Paddy Chayefsky won Cannes’ top honor. It went on to win four Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Writing, as well as Best Actor for Ernest Borgnine.

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“The Silent World” (1956)

Jacques-Yves Cousteau’s pioneering underwater documentary effort surpassed Alfred’s Satyajit Ray’s, Satyajit Ray’s, Ingmar Bergman’s, Akira Kurosawa, Satyajit Ray’s, Satyajit Ray’s, Satyajit Ray’s, Satyajit Ray’s, Satyajit Ray’s, Satyajit Ray’s, and Ingmar Bergman’s Hitchcock to win the Palme d’Or Oscar for Best Documentary Oscar.

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“Black Orpheus” (1959)

Marcel Camus’ modern, dreamy interpretation of the Greek myth of Orpheus/Euridice earned him the Palme d’Or and the Oscar for Best Foreign Language.

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“The Dolce Vita” (1960)

Federico Fellini’s sultry vision of a movie “La Dolce Vita” Oscar nominations were awarded for Best Director and Screenplay. However, Best Costume Design was not nominated.

A Man and a Woman

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“A man and a woman” (1966)

This French New Wave romance starring Jean-Louis Trintignant and Anouk Aimee was awarded two Oscars by the Academy: one for screenplay and one for Best Foreign Language Film.

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MASH (1970)

It is surprising that Cannes awarded a film as irreverently written by Robert Altman as the Cannes war satire “MASH”. However, even though it was nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars, the award went to another war film. “patton”. Altman’s clever ensemble script for “MASH” scored a win.

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Apocalypse Now (1979)

Francis Ford Coppola’s Vietnam War epic was still in development when it was screened at Cannes. The film would win the Palme d’Or. “The Tin Drum” That same year, it was nominated for eight Oscars. It was nominated eight times for the Oscars, winning two of them and losing as Best Picture. Kramer against Kramer.

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“The Tin Drum” (1979)

After sharing the Palme d’Or for “Apocalypse Now”, “The Tin Drum” easily took the Oscar for best foreign language film.

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All That Jazz (1980)

Incredibly, Bob Fosse’s musical was also nominated for “Apocalypse Now.” It premiered at the 1979 Oscars in December, but won the 1980 Cannes after capturing four Oscars a month earlier.

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“Disappeared” (1982)

Jack Lemmon received the Cannes Best Actor Award for Costa-Gavras’s political thriller. “Missing” won the Palme d’Or. Lemmon and Sissy Spacek were nominated for acting stars. However, the film did win an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.

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“The Mission” (1986)

Robert de Niro and Jeremy Irons play Spanish Jesuits trying to save a tribe of Native Americans. “The Mission” won the Palme d’Or, received seven nominations and only one victory at the Oscar for Best Cinematography.

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“Pelle the Conqueror” (1987)

Max von Sydow, the legendary actor, plays a Danish immigrant from Sweden in this Danish film. He won the Palme d’Or at the Oscar for best foreign language. Sydow received his first nomination as an actor.

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“The piano” (1993)

Holly Hunter won Best Actress at Cannes and the Oscars. It was for Jane Campion’s drama that she won the Palme d’Or. Holly Hunter was nominated eight times for Oscars.

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Pulp Fiction (1994)

Many have written about Quentin Tarantino’s bomb attack when he was only 23 years old. “Pulp Fiction” debuted at Cannes and won the Palme d’Or. Not to mention the cultural divide it caused when he took on the likes of “Forrest Gump” at the Oscars and lost.

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“The Pianist” (2002)

Winner of Best Director for Roman Polanski and Best Actor for Adrien Brody, “The Pianist” Although a strong contender for Best Picture after receiving the Palme d’Or, it lost out to the musical “Chicago.” that Polanski will do it again.


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“Love” (2012)

Michael Haneke just won his second Palme d’Or for his sobering romance with old age “Amour”, he’s right. The film starred Jean-Louis Trintignant of French New Wave fame and Emmanuelle Riotignant of French New Wave fame. It was nominated for five Oscars, including Best Picture. But it won the award for Best Foreign Language Film.

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“Parasite” (2019)

Before Bong Joon’s masterpiece “Parasite,” it was the first international film to win the Best Picture award. However, it was also the first international film to win an Oscar. The Palme d’Or went to the equally unexpected Cannes winner, who took home the Palme d’Or in a field that also included “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood,” “Bacurau” and “Portrait of a Lady on Fire.” Bong was not only the first Korean director to win the Palm. “Parasite” was the second time a film has won Best Picture and the Palme d’Or. “Marty.”

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