Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Cannes: a glamorous jury for the 68th Festival – The Point

The Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan, British actress Sienna Miller, the Mexican director Guillermo del Toro, French actress Sophie Marceau The Spanish actress Rossy de Palma will be the 68th member of the jury of the Cannes Film Festival May 13 to 24, according to an official statement. The Malian singer Rokia Traoré and US actor Jake Gyllenhaal complete this jury, which will be co-chaired by American filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen, Golden Palm in 1991. Composed of five men and four women – it was predominantly female Year past, chaired by New Zealand director Jane Campion – The jury will decide the films in competition for composing palmares, culminating with the Palme d’Or, to be announced on Sunday, May 24

Cadet jurors to 26 years, Xavier Dolan became known to the public in 2009 with his first feature film I Killed My Mother , presented at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes. His latest film Mommy received the Jury Prize last year at Cannes and the César Award for Best Foreign Film.

Actress cinema and theater, Sienna Miller s ‘became known in 2004 for his role in Layer Cake Matthew Vaughn. In particular shot in Foxcatcher Bennett Miller, presented at Cannes last year, and in the recent American Sniper Clint Eastwood.

Success popular and arthouse films

Representing Mexico, Guillermo del Toro is considered “one of the most creative representatives of the new generation of Mexican filmmakers, alongside Alfonso Cuarón and Alejandro González Iñárritu , “the Cannes Film Festival.

Discovery La Boum , Sophie Marceau has built his career alternating popular hits and independent movies. We see in the Police Maurice Pialat and Love shines Andrzej Zulawski, but also in Braveheart Mel Gibson (1995).

An emblematic figure of Almodóvar films, Rossy de Palma was found in 1986 with Law of Desire Spanish filmmaker. It rotates with Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown , Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! and Kika and The Flower of My Secret for which she was nominated for a Goya, and that Broken Embraces , selected at Cannes in 2009.


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