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An extra-special Palme d'Or to mark Cannes' 70th birthday

© FRANCE 24 screengrab | This year's Palme d'Or winner will receive a diamond-incrusted award

Video by Claire WILLIAMS , Pierrick LEURENT , Olivia SALAZAR-WINSPEAR

Text by Claire WILLIAMS

Latest update : 2017-05-28

The Palme d'Or, or golden palm, is the trophy awarded to the film judged to be the best in the competition. But what is the significance of the palm leaf, and how is it made?

This year, a special diamond-incrusted edition has been designed for the winner of the 70th Cannes Film Festival.

Report by Olivia Salazar-Winspear, Pierrick Leurent and Claire Williams.

Date created : 2017-05-28

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