When Jane Fonda gives you an award, she won’t let you forget it.
At the 2023 Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, the 85-year-old actress threw the Palme d’Or scroll to director Justine Triet after forgetting the award on stage.
A now-viral video shows Fonda shooting Triet in the back with the parchment he presented to the director for his winning film. Anatomy of a Fall.
According to this Show Fairawarding the film festival’s first prize was Fonda’s last attempt to get Triet’s attention after she realized the director had left her on the podium and rushed back to grab it for her.
But even after the Oscar-winning star had tossed the scroll, Triet did not return to retrieve it as Fonda continued to walk towards her colleagues, to whom she opened her arms in frustration. daily mail.
Earlier this month, Jane Fonda spoke to PEOPLE about how she became “the happiest person I’ve ever been” at age 85.
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Fonda said one of the main reasons she’s happier today is that many of the questions she had when she was younger are now answered.
“Who am I? What am I supposed to do in life? All of these have been answered. I don’t take things lightly and I’m amazed that at this age I’m still working and having so much.” energy,” he said. “All this is a surprise to me.”