Kore-eda, known for his humanist stories, became the first Japanese director in 21 years to win the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his 2018 film 'Shoplifters'.
French director Julia Ducournau became the second woman to win the top prize at Cannes, Palme d'Or, for her film, 'Titane'.
'Titane' director Julie Ducournau announced Palme d'Or winner, becomes second woman to win Cannes top prize
The second-prize Grand Prix was shared between Iran's two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi ("A Hero") and Finland's Juho Kuosmanen ("Compartment No.6").
"Revolution of our Times" shows the Hong Kong government's violent suppression of protests sparked by the introduction of an extradition bill allowing Hong Kong citizens to be handed over to China.
Bangladesh's Abdullah Mohammad Saad is the only South Asian with a title in the competitive Un Certain Regard section.
According to Nicolas Cage, the 'Tiger King' series did not come to fruition at the streamer as Amazon felt the interest in the story had started fading away.
Once Anderson entered the theater, the Cannes crowd welcomed him with a rapturous standing ovation.
Six under-production documentaries look for production and distribution breakthroughs in pitching and mentoring sessions coinciding with the 74th Cannes Film Festival.
Sean Penn presented his new film 'Flag Day', starring himself and his daughter Dylan Penn, in the 74th Cannes Film Festival on July 10, 2021.
Foster received a lifetime achievement for her work that has included star turns in "Taxi Driver" and "Bugsy Malone" when she was a child, through to her Oscar-winning role in "Silence of the Lambs".
Festival director Thierry Fremaux has promised that the line-up for the festival's top prize, the Palme d'Or, "packs a punch".
Netflix has effectively boycotted Cannes since 2018 after being told it had to show its films on the big screen in France if it wanted them to compete for its Palme d'Or top prize.
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar said the ministry has opened up a facilitation office to give approvals to international filmmakers to release their films in India.
The South Asian showcase at Cannes Docs is organized by the International Film Initiative of Bangladesh. Cannes Docs is a part of the Cannes Film Festival's Marche du Film.
The competition line-up boasts of movies from auteur filmmakers like Wes Anderson, Leos Carax, Mia Hansen-Love, Julia Ducournau, Paul Verhoeven, and more.