The jury president surprised everyone at the start of the ceremony by mistakenly revealing the winning film: Titane by Julia Ducournau
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Incredible gaffe on stage at the Cannes festival. Spike Lee accidentally announced the Palme d’Or at the start of the ceremony. to the amazement of those present. The jury president announced that the award went to Julia Ducournau’s Titane.
The sensational incident left the audience speechless, while the other jurors tried – in vain – to stop Spike Lee. Shortly after came the official announcement with the confirmation of the Golden palm a Titanium.
The director later apologized for the mistake: “I got confused – he explained -, it’s as if I had missed a free throw on the siren” (The images of Canal+)
July 17, 2021 – Updated July 18, 2021, 5:49 pm