Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake wins Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival

Veteran British director Ken Loach film I, Daniel Blake has won the his second Palme d’Or at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, FranceKen Loach, the 79 year old, is one of only nine directors to have won the top prize at Cannes twice. Loach had won in 2006 with The Wind That Shakes the Barley.

The other includes, Kent-born director Andrea Arnold won the competition’s Jury Prize for her road movie American HoneyThe Iranian film Forushande (The Salesman) by Asghar Farhadi received two awards, for Best Screenplay and for Best Actor, won by Shahab Hosseini. Jaclyn Jose won Best Actress for her role in Ma’ Rosa, a brutal dive into the Manila underworld directed by Brillante Mendoza.

Jean-Pierre Leaud, one of the most famous faces of the French New Wave, received the Palme d’Or d’Honneur, a lifetime achievement award.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the person who has won the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival ?
2. The Cannes Film Festival has held in which country ?


Courtesy : The Guardian

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