Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Cannes: the Roubaix Arnaud Desplechin in the jury – francetv info

The actress Kirsten Dunst, the actress and singer Vanessa Paradis, the Donald Sutherland actor and director Arnaud Desplechin are part of the jury of the 69th Cannes Film Festival with four women on nine jurors, organizers said Monday.

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Arnaud Desplechin, 2013 in Cannes. © MAXPPP

© MAXPPP Arnaud Desplechin in 2013 in Cannes.

It is a very feminine jury – four women out of nine members – who will have the delicate task under the leadership of Australian director George Miller, to award the Palme d’or and other awards of the official competition where 21 films were selected

A very professional jury also because all its members belong to the world of the 7th art. five actors and actresses, American Kirsten Dunst, the French Vanessa Paradis, Canadian Donald Sutherland, Italian Valeria Golino and the Danish Mads Mikkelsen alongside two directors Arnaud Desplechin the French and Hungarian Laszlo Nemes and Iranian producer Katayoon Shahabi.

Many are familiar with the festival. Arnaud Desplechin , director of Lover’s Discourse, was present on the Croisette with his first feature film “The Sentinel” in 1992. However, he had not been selected in the official competition last year for “Three memories of my youth” which earned him the César Award for best director this year.

The competition for the Palme d’Or also several regulars from the Croisette as Spain’s Pedro Almodovar, American Jim Jarmusch, the Dardenne brothers (Belgium) or the French Olivier Assayas, who will present “Personal Shopper” , ghost story in the world of fashion with Kristen Stewart.

Other French in the running, Alain Guiraudie ( “Stranger by the Lake”) for “Stay Vertical”, Nicole Garcia for “stone of Evil” with Marion Cotillard , and Bruno Dumont for “My Loute” burlesque thriller starring Fabrice Luchini, Juliette Binoche and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi.


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