Robert Guédiguian to chair the Venice Orizzonti jury
by Camillo De Marco
- Meanwhile, Kim Rossi Stuart will chair the jury for the Laurentiis Prize for a First Film
French director Robert Guédiguian (Marius and Jeannette) and Italian actor and director Kim Rossi Stuart (Romanzo criminale [+see also:
interview: Michele Placido
film profile]) have been chosen to chair two of the juries at the 73rd Venice Film Festival, for the Orizzonti section and the Lion of the Future – Laurentiis Prize for a First Film, respectively. As already announced, the chair of the Venice 73 competition jury is director Sam Mendes.
The 73rd Venice Film Festival, directed by Alberto Barbera and organised by the Biennale, which is presided over by Paolo Baratta, will take place on the Lido from 31 August to 10 September 2016.
(Translated from Italian)