According to Deadline, Michael Douglas will receive the honorary Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival this year. The festival will pay tribute to the work of the English actor and will present him with an award during the opening ceremony on May 16.
“It’s always a breath of fresh air to be in Cannes, which has long been a great platform for creators, artistic audacity and great storytelling,” said Douglas.
As part of the festival’s tribute, Amin Mesta’s previously unseen documentary on Douglas titled “Michael Douglas, the Prodigal Son” will be screened over two days, May 14-16.
Recall that a list of films that were included in the main competitive program of the Cannes International Film Festival in 2023 has appeared. It contained 19 paintings. So, the main program included “City of Asteroids” by Wes Anderson, “Club Zero” by Jessica Hausner, “Zone of Interest” by Jonathan Glazer, “Dead Leaves” by Aki Kaurismäki, “Four Daughters” by Kauter Ben Chania and others. . .