Cannes The film festival has unveiled the eight members of the main competition jury, who will join its previously announced president Ruben Østlund at the 76th edition, which runs from May 16 to 27.
These include Moroccan directors Mariam TouzaniFrench actor Denis Menochet, British-Zambian screenwriter and director Rungano NyoniAmerican actress and director brie larsonamerican actor Paul DanoAfghan writer and filmmaker Atiq Rahimi, Argentine director and screenwriter Damian Szifron and director Julia Ducournau,
Like two-time Palme d’Or winner Ostlund, most of the jury members have strong Cannes lineages.
For a long time, she collaborated with her husband Nabeel Ayoch in films such as very favorite very popularTouzani makes his feature directorial debut at Cannes with Un Certain Regard Adam in 2019 and return to the section in 2022 blue caftanWhich made it into the Oscar long list in the Best International Film category.
Menoshe’s Cannes credits include Quentin Tarantino’s 2009 Palme d’Or contender. Inglourious Basterds, Other Cannes titles include Rebecca Zlotowski. Grand Central (Un Certain Regard, 2013), Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch (Competition, 2021) and animals (Cannes premiere, 2022).
Nyoni made its international debut at Cannes in 2017 i’m not a witch Developed with the support of La Residence du Festival, Parallel Section stormed Directors’ Fortnight.
Countless projects helmed by Larson have found funding up and down Croisette, but Jury Duty marks an Oscar winner room actress and captain marvel The star’s first official visit to Cannes.
Dano’s many credits include little Miss Sunshine (2006), there will be Blood (2007), twelve years a Slave and recently the fabelmans, Her Cannes titles include competition titles Youth (2015) and okja (2017).
Born in Kabul, longtime French resident Rahimi made his Cannes debut in 2004 in Un Certain Regard earth and ashes, which he adapted from his book. His later films include stone of patience And our lady of the nile,
Szifron made his international debut as a director in 2014 with his Pedro Almodovar-produced Cannes competition title wild tales, Which went on to be Oscar-nominated in 2015. Recent credits include the police thriller to catch a killerStarring Shailene Woodley.
The career trajectory of France’s Ducournau is wrapped up in Cannes. Rocked the Critics Week with the first film Raw In 2016, he won the Palme d’Or in 2021 TitanShe became only the second woman in the festival’s history, after Jane Campion, to achieve this feat.
The jury will have the task of awarding the Palme d’Or to one of the 21 films in competition. The decision will be unveiled at the awards ceremony on May 27, which will be followed by the closing film Original,