Agathe Rousselle in a still from Titane, the 2021 Cannes Palme d’Or winner directed by Julia Ducournau.
Agathe Rousselle in a still from Titane, the 2021 Cannes Palme d’Or winner directed by Julia Ducournau.

Why Titane, Julia Ducournau’s 2021 Cannes Palme d’Or winner, may be the most extreme movie you’ll see all year

  • French director Julia Ducournau’s body horror Titane stars Agathe Rousselle as a psychotic woman with a fetishistic attraction to cars
  • Ducournau says she welcomes the polarised reactions the film has received as her hope was always to create a film that raised debate

Topic |   European films
Agathe Rousselle in a still from Titane, the 2021 Cannes Palme d’Or winner directed by Julia Ducournau.
Agathe Rousselle in a still from Titane, the 2021 Cannes Palme d’Or winner directed by Julia Ducournau.
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