Palme d'Or

highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival

The Palme d'Or (French pronunciation: ​[palm(ə) dɔʁ]; English: Golden Palm) is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.[1] It was created in 1955 by the festival's organizing committee.

Palme d'Or

The Palme d'Or is widely seen to be one of the most well known awards in the movie industry.[2][3][4][5]


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  2. "Why the Cannes Film Festival matters (and how to pronounce it)". Vox. Retrieved 2018-01-21.
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  5. "'Scarecrow' (1973) - Cannes: All the Palme d'Or Winners, Ranked". The Hollywood Reporter.