Cannes Film Festival announces official jury

Landon and the eight other members of the 75th Cannes Jury (Image credit: Cannes)

Famous French actor Vincent Lyndon will chair the jury of the 75th Cannes Film Festival, according to the organizers of the world’s most important film festival.

“It is a great honor and a source of pride to be entrusted, amidst the hustle and bustle of all the events we are going through in the world, with the wonderful and arduous task of presiding over the jury of the 75th Cannes International,” said Landon.

“With my jury, we will strive to give the best possible attention to the films of the future, which all hold the same secret hope of courage, loyalty and freedom, with a mission to move as many women and men as possible through speaking them from their wounds,” the famous French actor added, according to the note sent by the festival. and their common joys. Culture helps the human spirit to rise and wait for tomorrow.”

Vincent Lyndon, winner of the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival 2021, will be responsible for leading the eight members of the jury, to search for work worthy of receiving the Palme d’Or, among the 21 films in competition on Saturday, May 28, during the closing ceremony, which will be broadcast Live on France Télévisions and Brut.

Isabelle Huppert was the last French star to chair the jury in 2009. In the history of the festival, French celebrities have often filled this role in anniversaries, such as Yves Montand in 1987 at the 40th Festival, Gérard Depardieu in 1993 for the 45th Festival, and Isabelle Adjani In 1997 for the fiftieth festival.

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The palace and croissants from the bay (Photo: Festival de Cannes)

the judge

Vincent Lyndon – president
the actor
France

Rebecca Hall
Actress, Producer, Screenwriter & Director
United Kingdom / United States

deepika
an actress
India

Noomi Rabas
an actress
Sweden

Jasmine Trinca
Actress and Director
Italia

Asghar Farhadi
Director, Producer and Screenwriter
Iran

lodge me
Director, Screenwriter, Actor and Producer
France

Jeff Nichols
Director and screenwriter
United State

Joaquin Terrier
Director and screenwriter
Norway

It was also reported that Jasmine Trinca’s first feature film, Marcel!In a special show during the festival, which will be held from May 17-28.

Another change, this time of the name

The Cannes Film Festival has endorsed the decision of French director Michel Hazanavicius and his co-producers to change the French title of his film, which will open the 75th edition of the festival.

The movie was originally called Z (as Z)In recognition of the genre of cinema. Since the letter Z acquired a warlike meaning with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by the Russian government, there can be no such confusion or ambiguity.

Therefore, the movie was renamed coupe! (to cut!) in French. International address is still final cut.

Poster for “Cupez!” (Cuts!”).

With this election, the film director, producers and distributors, the Cannes Film Festival, as well as all French cinema, express their solidarity with the tormented Ukrainian people and forcefully affirm their opposition to the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian army, concludes the note.

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