‘Anatomy of a Fall’ wins the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival

‘Anatomy of a Fall,’ directed by Justine Triet, wins the Palme d’Or at the 76th Cannes Film Festival.

Top honors: Triet’s French courtroom drama is only the third film by a female director to receive the prestigious award.
* This year, a record seven out of the 21 films in competition were directed by women.
* The Grand Prix, the festival’s second prize, went to Jonathan Glazer’s ‘The Zone of Interest,’ featuring Sandra Hüller, who also stars in ‘Anatomy of a Fall.’

More winners: Best Actor went to Koji Yakusho for his role in Wim Wenders’ ‘Perfect Days,’ while Best Actress was awarded to Merve Dizdar for Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s ‘About Dry Grasses.’
* Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki received the Jury Prize for his film ‘Fallen Leaves.’

Festival highlights: The Cannes Film Festival this year saw an array of high-profile film premieres, including Martin Scorsese’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon,’ Wes Anderson’s ‘Asteroid City,’ and ‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny,’ Harrison Ford’s last appearance as Indiana Jones.

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