Going to more than a hundred pavilions or stands of producers or cultural institutions related to Asia, from the Near to the Far East, meeting the directors, actors, producers of the twenty films in selection from Korea, Japan, Philippines, India, Iran, Palestine, Turkey, Pakistan, … such is the work carried out by our FICA team, led by Martine and Jean-Marc Thérouanne, Director and General Delegate. The latter were accompanied by Jules Gouillon (communication), Théo Mairot, Lise Gardoni, Géraldine Delay (reception of professionals), Maryne Bonifacio, Noé Samson, Marielle Goerig (reception of festival-goers), David Skinner (translator), Flavien Poncet (speaker) . Before climbing the steps for the opening ceremony of the 75th Cannes Film Festival, they gathered in memory of Marc Haaz, technical director, who died tragically on July 30.The main highlights were the meeting with Dominique Boutonnat, president of the CNC, with Park Chan-wook and Park Hae-il, director and lead male role in the Korean film "Decision to Leave", prize for directing, and above all the more than warm reunion with Kore-eda Hirokazu Japanese director palme d'or 2018 and Cyclo d'or 2012 and Song Kang-ho, Korean actor after the screening of the film "Broker" in competition, Ecumenical Jury Prize and Best Actor Award. The very Asian awards at the 75th Cannes Film Festival: When the winners of the 75th Cannes Film Festival were announced, with fifteen prizes for Asia, we would have thought we were in Vesoul! 2022 Best Actor Award: Song Kang-ho in "Les bonnes entoiles - Broker" by Kore-eda Hirokazu (Korea-Japan) 2022 Best Actress Award: Zar Amir Ebrahimi in “Les nuits de Mashhad” (Iran) 2022 directing prize: “Decision to Leave” by Park Chan-wook (Korea) Special mention for the 2022 Camera d'or: “Plan 75” by Hayakawa Chie (Japan) Palme d'or for short film 2022: “The Water Murmurs” by Jianying Chen (China) Special mention for the 2022 short film: “Lori” by Abinash Bikram Shah (Nepal) Prize of the Ecumenical Jury: "Les bonnes étoiles - Broker" by Kore-eda Hirokazu (Korea - Japan) Un Certain Regard Jury Prize: “Joyland” by Saim Sadiq (Pakistan) Un Certain Regard Best Screenplay Award: “Mediterranean Fever” by Maha Haj (Palestine) L’Oeil d’Or 2022, prize for best documentary: "All We Breathe" by Shaunak Sen (India) FIPRESCI Prize for International Critics: “Leila’s brothers” by Saeed Roustaee (Iran) QueerPalm: “Joyland” by Saim Sadiq (Pakistan) Citizenship Award: “Leila’s brothers” by Saeed Roustaee (Iran) Lights on Women Award: “Spring Roll Dream” by Mai Vu (Vietnam) Short Film Award: “Look at me” by Shuli Huang (China)
Jean-Marc Thérouanne, FICA General Delegate, congratulating Korea-eda Hirokazu director of "Broker - the good stars" (Korea-Japan) after the announcement of the Awards.
The team of the Vesoul International Asian Cinema Festival praying in memory of Marc Haaz, before climbing the steps of the opening ceremony of the 75th Cannes Film Festival.
Park Chan-wook director of "Decision To Leave" in competition, director's prize.
The reunion between Kore-eda Hirokazu and Martine Thérouanne after the screening of “Broker” in competition.
Japanese director Hayakawa Chie and Jules Gouillon, Special mention for the 2022 Camera d'or: “Plan 75” by Hayakawa Chie (Japan)
Dominique Boutonnat, President of the CNC
Un Certain Regard Jury Prize: “Joyland” by Saim Sadiq (Pakistan)
Taraneh Alidoosti, leading female role in "Leila and her brothers", came to Vesoul as a member of the International Jury.
Song Kang-ho, Best Actor Award for "Broker »
Kore-eda Hirokazu receiving the prize from the Ecumenical Jury for « Broker - Les Bonnes étoiles »