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Damián Szifron will be part of the main jury of the Cannes Film Festival

Damián Szifron will be part of the main jury of the Cannes Film Festival

The jury chaired by the Swedish director Ruben Östlund will also include the actors Paul Dano and Brie Larson.

The Argentine filmmaker Damian Szifron will be part of the Official Jury of the 76th. edition of Cannes International Film Festivalwhich will take place between May 16 and 27 and which this year will be chaired by the Swedish director Ruben Östlund.

As reported in the broadcast channels of the sample, the jury that will have the mission of evaluating the 21 films that make up the Official Competition and choosing the one that wins the Palme d’Or will also include the American interpreters Paul Dano and Brie Larson.

The rest of its members are also prestigious surnames: there will be the Moroccan filmmaker Maryam TouzaniFrench actor Denis Menochetthe British-Zambian writer-director Rungan NyoniAfghan screenwriter and director Atiq Rahmiand the French director and screenwriter Julia Ducournau.

Szifron’s history with Cannes dates back to 2014, when the filmmaker held the world premiere of “Wild Tales”. The film was included in the main section of the “festival of festivals” and made a lot of noise, although it did not ultimately win the Palme d’Or.

It would be the beginning of a great career for the film, which ended with an Oscar nomination in the Best Foreign Film category.

The news of his inclusion in the Cannes jury is a new recognition for the director, who while working on the script for the film by “The Simulators” Just today it opens in theaters “Misanthrope”his first film produced in the United States and spoken in English.

Source: Ambito

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