Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Paris – Cannes 2015: films, jury, stars, the festival scene almost … – The Express

Lacking even the call a few films in the official competition as well as in the selection “ Un certain regard ” that should be known in the coming days.

The official competition announced last week is a cocktail of sound values ​​like the American Gus Van Sant, the French Jacques Audiard or Italian Nanni Moretti, and newcomers, with a strong presence of France and Italy.

Out of the race for the Palme, Arnaud Desplechin was offered a catch-up session with the Directors’ Fortnight with Philippe Garrel or Japanese Takashi Miike.

The jury himself is now complete with seven members – Xavier Dolan, Sienna Miller, Guillermo del Toro, Sophie Marceau, Rossy de Palma, Rokia Traoré and Jake Gyllenhaal – Designated Tuesday and that will help the two co-chairs, American filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen, 60 and 57 years.

Consisting of five men and four women – it was mainly women last year, chaired by New Zealand director Jane Campion – he must decide between the competing films to compose palmares announced on Sunday May 24

Chouchou Croisette, Xavier Dolan (26) will be the judge after being found last year. He had missed the Palme but was left with the jury prize for “ Mommy “. The Quebecer has made known to the public in 2009 with his first feature film “ I Killed My Mother “, presented at the Directors’ Fortnight.

– Marceau, Dolan, Rossy de Palma ….-

A 48-year-old Sophie Marceau will be the “ French touch ” the Cannes jury. Discovered in “ La Boum ” Claude Pinoteau in 1980 she built her career alternating popular hits and author of films like “ Police ” Maurice Pialat “ Love shines ” Andrzej ‘u’awski or Braveheart “Mel Gibson in 1995.

One remembers his time at Cannes in 1999. She is responsible to return the badge to the Dardenne brothers’ Rosetta “and shock the audience with a confused speech on the gap between cinema and the lives of disabled children which earned him boos from the public.

Another moment in the memories, plus “ Glamour ” that one, the strap of her dress, in 2006, slipped, revealing a passage in the famous steps.

British actress Sienna Miller, 33, became known in 2004 for his role in “ Layer Cake ” Matthew Vaughn. In particular, it turned into “ Foxcatcher “Bennett Miller and the recent” American Sniper “Clint Eastwood.

Guillermo del Toro, 50, is it considered “ one of the most creative representatives of the new generation of Mexican filmmakers “, organizers of Cannes. In 2006, he presented “ Pan’s Labyrinth ” in official competition.

An emblematic figure of Almodovar film, Rossy de Palma, 50, will represent Spain. Revealed in 1986 with “ Law of Desire ” Spanish filmmaker she played with him “ Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown ‘,’ Tie Me “and” Kika and The Flower of My Secret “as well as” Broken Embraces “, selected at Cannes in 2009.

To represent the African continent is the Malian singer Rokia Traore, 41, who has been chosen. Influenced by a nomadic childhood in Europe, Middle East and Mali, the author-songwriter signed in 1998 their first album, “ Mouneïssa “.

The American actor Jake Gyllenhaal, 34, complete the jury. Revealed in 2001 “ Donnie Darko ” Richard Kelly, it turns “ Brokeback Mountain ” Ang Lee (Golden Lion in Venice) that was a safe bet.

In 2013, he was the poster of “ Prisoners ” and “ Enemy “, two films of the Canadian Denis Villeneuve, whose latest work “ Sicario “, appears this year in the official competition.

Among the stars expected on the Croisette: Vincent Cassel, Vincent Lindon, Léa Seydoux, Marion Cotillard, Cate Blanchett, Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts, Benicio del Toro, Harvey Keitel and Michael Fassbender.




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