The greatest reward at the Cannes Movie Celebration, the Palme d’Or, typically goes to arthouse movies with essential social messages. These movies check out brand-new horizons of cinematography and typically impress cinephiles more than Academy Award winners. The function of the Cannes Movie Celebration is “to draw attention to and raise the profile of films, with the aim of contributing towards the development of cinema, boosting the film industry worldwide and celebrating cinema at an international level.”

In the 2010s, numerous excellent movies won the Palme d’Or. Parasite ended up being just the 3rd movie in history to win both the Academy Award’s and Cannes Movie Celebration’s grand rewards. Michael Haneke and Ken Loach won Cannes’ greatest reward for the 2nd time, and their movies, Amour and I, Daniel Blake, actually deserved it. Here are all 10 Palme d’Or winners of the 2010s, Ranked.


10 Blue Is the Hottest Colour

Blue Is the Hottest Colour is a sensuous story about puppy love. The 2013 Cannes Movie Festival-vining love movie detailing the relationships in between 15-year-old Adèle (played by Adèle Exarchopoulos) and an older blue-haired art trainee Emma (played by Léa Seydoux). A movie about female sexuality was made by a man, Abdellatif Kechiche. Due to the fact that of this, Blue Is the Hottest Colour is typically slammed. On top of that, Exarchopoulos and Seydoux informed Daily Monster that recording Blue Is the Hottest Colour was awful; one sex scene took 10 days to shoot; the starlets were uneasy and felt controlled. Although this movie is genuinely among the most sensible romance, we can’t forget how it was recorded.

9 Dheepan

Jacques Audiard’s 2015 French police procedural Dheepan is an extreme and effective movie about the immigrant experience. The movie follows Tamil refugees from war-torn Sri Lanka. Dheepan and 2 complete strangers, who impersonate his household, leave their nation to discover themselves in Paris – however beginning a brand-new life is not so simple. “We see migrants as people who have no faces and no names, no identity, no unconscious, no dreams. And what happens to all the violence they’ve been through? I wanted to give them a name, a face, a shape – and give them a violence of their own,” Jacques Audiard informed The Guardian.

8 I, Daniel Blake


Dave Johns in I, Daniel Blake