Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky
Palme d'Or (The White Ribbon)
The 62nd annual Cannes Film Festival was held from 13 May – 24 May 2009. French actress Isabelle Huppert was the President of the Jury. It was announced on 19 March 2009, that Pixar's film Up would open the festival. This marked the first time that an animated film or a film in 3-D opened the festival.
- Festival line up
- Films in competition
- Un Certain Regard
- Films out of competition
- Special screenings
- Cannes Classics
- Short films
American director Clint Eastwood became the second recipient of the Honorary Palme d'Or, an award given to directors who had established a significant body of work without ever winning a competitive Palme d'Or.
Festival line-up* First animated film ever to open the festival.
Films in competition
The following films competed for the Palme d'Or.
Un Certain Regard
The following films competed in the Un Certain Regard section:
Films out of competition
The following films were shown out of competition:
The following films were given a special screening:
The Festival uses Cannes Classics to place the spotlight on rediscovered or restored masterworks from the past, or ones that have been re-released in theatres or on DVD.
The following films competed in the Cinéfondation section:
The following films competed for the Palme d'Or du court métrage:
The winners of the 2009 Cannes Film Festival were: