American actor Tom Cruise received an honorary Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. This has been reported TASS.
“Surprise! In a film festival tweet, Tom Cruise received an honorary Palme d’Or ahead of the premiere of “Top Gun: Maverick.”
Festival President Pierre Lescourt announced the award shortly before the start of the show – before that about 15 honorary palms were awarded. Over the years Jodie Foster, Jeanne Moreau, Jane Fonda, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Bernardo Bertolucci, Alain Delon have been honored for their outstanding service in cinema.
When Cruz received the main prize of Cannes, and the audience gave the actress a standing ovation. Cruz hasn’t been to the festival in thirty years.
Directed by Joseph Kosinski and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Top Gun: Maverick is the sequel to the big movie hit Top Gun, which once launched the career of young Tom Cruise. The movie was delayed for two years due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The 75th Cannes Film Festival will take place in France from 17 to 28 May. “socialbites.ca” he talks about the main pictures of the main and non-competition programs of the event.