Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Hollywood’ Wins First Cannes Honor: A Palm Dog for Pitbull Star Brandy

Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Hollywood’ Wins First Cannes Honor: A Palm Dog for Pitbull Star Brandy
Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino is going to have to wait until tomorrow to see if his latest, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” walks away with the Palme d’Or, but the Competition title has already racked up one big festival win: a Palm Dog for its canine star Brandy. First awarded by journalist Toby Rose in 2001 (and adorably inspired by his own French Fox Terrier Muttley), the Palm Dog is traditionally handed out on the penultimate day of the annual festival to the canine stars (and human directors) of some of the festival’s most woof-centric films.

Pitbull Brandy, who plays Brad Pitt’s character Cliff Booth’s pup in the film (and reportedly has a very juicy role in the final act) joins a long line of distinguished Palm Dog winners, including Uggie from the Oscar-winning “The Artist” and Ken Loach for casting three-legged dog Shae in his Palme d’Or-winning “I,
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