Soderbergh joins Chéreau
The organisers of the 56th Cannes Film Festival (14-25 May 2003) have announced the components of the jury that will be presided over by French film director Patrice Chéreau. His jurors include three actresses: Meg Ryan, France’s Karin Viard and India’s Aishwarya Rai, three directors: America’s Steven Soderbergh, Bosnia’s Danis Tanovic and China’s Jiant Wen, veteran French actor Jean Rochefort (L’homme du train) and Italian writer, Erri De Luca.
The jury includes three former winners of the Palme D’Or in Cannes: Soderbergh won in 1989 for Sex, Lies and Videotape, Danis Tanovic won the best screenplay award for No Man’s Land in 2001 and China’s Wen Jiang won the Jury Grand Prix in 2001 for Guizi lai le.
(Translated from Italian)
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