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10 Brilliant Cannes Award-Winning Commercials From The Past

Classics. This year's winner will be named tomorrow. Stay tuned: We'll have it here.

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1. Gold Lion winner from 2005 for Vim household cleaner, via Toronto. I rarely say this, but: I truly wish I had done this ad.

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2. Gold Lion winner from 2009, quite simply the most interesting condom commercial ever produced, via Japan, for Sagami .002, the world's thinnest condom.

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3. Spot for Stella Artois won a Gold Lion in 2001. Simply brilliant. Classic TV ad.

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4. Inspired insanity via Argentina for Rexona (known as Degree in the U.S.) deodorant. Silver Lion winner from 2011.

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5. The best ever seatbelt safety commercial was ROBBED and only won a Bronze Lion in 2010. Via England.

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6. 1993 Gold Lion winning spot for Braathens Norwegian Airlines. Heh.

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7. British Guinness commercial from 1999, won Gold. Bizarre and mesmerizing.

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8. Canal+ ad won a very deserved Gold Lion in 2010. One of the most entertaining commercials ever produced.

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9. Sexy, funny Levi's ad won a Silver Lion way back in 1992.

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10. 2003 Belgian commercial for Zazoo condoms won a Silver Lion. Conservative America, unsurprisingly, rejected the ad.

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THANKS...

...to the advertising page of The Guardian for reminding me of a couple of these gems. The page is great daily read on the industry.

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