After announcing the name of the chairman of the jury for this 75th edition – actor Vincent Lindon – the organizers of the Cannes Film Festival have lifted the veil on the identities of the eight judges who will accompany him: international actresses and directors, India to the United States via Iran.
It’s in the leather and nails outfit of the punkette from millenniuman adaptation of the bestsellers by Stieg Larsson, who shot this Swede on screen in 2009. Then the big-budget movies came through the lens of Guy Ritchie (Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows2011) or by Ridley Scott (Prometheus, 2012). She will also be chosen by discerning filmmakers such as Brian De Palma (Passion, 2013). at the age of 42 she will soon give the answer to Matthias Schoenaerts in the series Django from Studio channel.
Iranian director, producer and screenwriter, Asghar Farhadi, 49, was inducted in 2011 with: A separation, a chronicle of a divorce that won the Oscar and the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film – a first for an Iranian filmmaker -, the César for Best Foreign Language Film and the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival. Asghar Farhadi’s latest movie, A hero, won the Grand Prix at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival, a pamphlet about ironic and subversive Iran, surprisingly passed among the emails of the local censor. The Iranian judiciary has also just found the filmmaker guilty of plagiarism for the film, which is said to be inspired by the short film by one of his students. A disqualification of the filmmaker in the eyes of the international or a manipulation of the Iranian regime?
American director and screenwriter Jeff Nichols, 43, was unveiled in 2007 at the Berlin Film Festival with Shotgun Stories† In 2011, Jeff Nichols won the Critics’ Week Grand Prize with Take shelter, psychological thriller about the arrival of the tornado of the century on a family that doesn’t believe the father’s predictions. A precedent for the recent don’t look up on Netflix, Grand Prix at the Deauville Festival 2011. In 2016, back in competition at Cannes, Jeff Nichols . presents lovingly, a drama adapted from the true story of an intermarriage in 1958 Virginia. The film is awarded the Golden Globe for Best Actor, awarded to Joel Edgerton. In 2016 he denounced pedophilia within the Catholic congregation in the United States Midnight special.
French director, screenwriter, actor and producer, Ladj Ly, 44, was awarded the Jury Prize at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival for his feature film miserable† This box-office success, nominated for the Oscar for best film, was also awarded in France by the Césars. The filmmaker is currently writing his second feature film and is also the founder of the Kourtrajmé film school in Montfermeil, Marseille, Dakar and Madrid.
Rebecca Hall, filming alternately between the United Kingdom and the United States, her two home countries, recently took her first steps as a director with chiaroscuropresented at the Sundance Film Festival in 2021. The Anglo-American actress, who will be celebrating her 40th birthday in early May, has toured with filmmakers such as Christopher Nolan, Steven Spielberg or Woody Allen for Vicky Cristina Barcelonaa role that earned him a Golden Globe nomination.
Norwegian director and screenwriter Joachim Trier, 48, has won numerous awards since his first feature film. New deal in 2006. Five years later, Oslo, August 31 will be presented in Cannes, in the Un Certain Regard selection. Particularly rewarded at the festivals of Sundance, Toronto and Milan, Julie (in 12 chapters), the Norwegian director offered a new selection in competition at Cannes last year. The performance of her compatriot, actress Renate Reinsve, was rewarded with the prize for female interpretation of the Festival 2021.
The Italian knows Cannes well, where she won the prize for best female performance in 2017 for her role in Happy by Sergio Castellito. She started under the guidance of Nanni Moretti in son’s bedroom, Palme d’Or in 2001. The actress has returned to the Croisette several times since then. At the age of 40, she has just completed her first feature film, Marcel! which will be screened in a special session, the festival announced on Tuesday.
The magazine appeared in 2018 Time placed this Indian woman among the 100 most influential people in the world. A huge star in her country, she exported herself with xXx: Reactivated, blockbuster where she plays the main female role alongside the muscular Vin Diesel. This 36-year-old actress, also a producer, also founded the Live Love Laugh Foundation, an organization dedicated to raising awareness of mental illness.