The Coen brothers’ seven jury members revealed
by Fabien Lemercier
- Sienna Miller, Rossy de Palma, Sophie Marceau, Rokia Traoré, Guillermo del Toro, Xavier Dolan and Jake Gyllenhaal are on their way to Cannes
Chaired by US filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen (read the news), the jury for the competition of the 68th Cannes Film Festival (13-24 May 2015) has had its members unveiled and will comprise a total of nine leading figures from the film industry, with each granted one vote.
Included in the group are three actresses - Britain’s Sienna Miller, Spaniard Rossy de Palma and French actress Sophie Marceau (who is also a director) - as well as the Malian composer and singer Rokia Traoré.
Also due to be summoned to judge the 17 films (for the moment) in the running for the Palme d’Or 2015 (read the article) are Mexican director and producer Guillermo del Toro (who was involved in the Cannes competition in 2006 with Pan’s Labyrinth [+see also:
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(Translated from French)