Aronofsky’s jury is all present and correct
by Bénédicte Prot
- The team includes Daniel Brühl and Audrey Tautou
The organisers of the Berlin Film Festival have announced the members of the jury that will be tasked with handing out the Golden Bear and the Silver Bears at the gathering’s 65th edition (5-15 February).
Among the six additional figures who will be joining the chair of the jury, US director Darren Aronofsky, are German actor Daniel Brühl (Good Bye Lenin! [+see also:
interview: Wolfgang Becker
film profile], Inglourious Basterds [+see also:
film profile]) and his French colleague Audrey Tautou (The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain, the L’Auberge espagnole trilogy).
The jury will also be welcoming the presence of Peruvian director Claudia Llosa, who took home the Golden Bear in 2009 for The Milk of Sorrow [+see also:
film profile] and was back in competition last year with her first English-language film, Aloft [+see also:
interview: Claudia Llosa
The chair will have two fellow US producers to back him up as he weighs up the films: producer Martha De Laurentiis, and the acclaimed screenwriter and television director Matthew Weiner, creator of the renowned series Mad Men, among other titles.
The jury is rounded off by Korean director Bong Joon-ho, a regular at Cannes (with The Host, which broke popularity records in his own country, and Mother), who was invited to Berlin last year in the Forum section with his English-language debut, Snowpiercer [+see also:
(Translated from French)