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Brie Larson, Paul Dano, ‘Titane’ Director on Jury – The Hollywood Reporter

Brie Larson, Paul Dano, ‘Titane’ Director on Jury – The Hollywood Reporter


The Batman and The Fabelmans star Paul Dano, Titane-directing Palme d’Or winner Julia Ducournau, I Am Not a Witch breakout filmmaker Rungano Nyoni, and Captain Marvel herself, Brie Larson will assist make up the celebrity competitors jury for this 12 months’s Cannes Movie Pageant.

Along with French actor Denis Ménochet, of Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds and Ari Aster’s Beau is Afraid; Argentinian director Damián Szifron (Wild Tales, To Catch a Killer); Afghani-born, French-based filmmaker Atig Ranimi (Earth and Ashes, The Persistence Stone); and Moroccan director Maryam Touzani (The Blue Caftan, Adam), they’ll be part of jury president Ruben Östlund, director of final 12 months’s Cannes winner The Triangle of Unhappiness, in judging the Palme d’Or winners on the 76th Cannes Worldwide Movie Pageant.

Collectively, the jury will display the 21 movies picked for Cannes competitors this 12 months —amongst them Todd Haynes’ Might December, Wes Anderson’s Asteroid Metropolis, Justine Triet’s Anatomy of a Fall, and The Previous Oak from fellow two-time Palme winner Ken Loach — and choose this 12 months’s winners, presenting the 2023 Palme d’Or on the closing ceremony on Might 27.

Disney Pixar animated characteristic Elemental, from The Good Dinosaur director Peter Sohn, will shut the competition, screening after the awards ceremony.

Many of the jury have shut ties with Cannes. Ducournau introduced her first quick, 2011’s Junior, on the Croisette, following up with Critics’ Week entry Uncooked in 2016, solely to win the Palme d’Or in 2021 with the taboo-smashing Titane. Dano walked the Cannes purple carpet for Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth in 2015 and Bong Joon Ho’s Okja in 2018, the identical 12 months he screened his directorial debut, Wildlife, in Cannes’ Critics’ Week. Nyoni’s debut I Am Not A Witch had its world premiere in Cannes’ Administrators’ Fortnight sidebar again in 2017.

Ménochet’s efficiency within the opening scene of Inglourious Basterds, in Cannes competitors in 2009, made him a global star. He’s since been again to Cannes with Rebecca Zlotowski’s Un Sure Regard entry Grand Central in 2013, Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch in 2021, and Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s The Realm final 12 months. Each of Touzani’s options as a director, Adam (2019), and The Blue Caftan (2022), have been picked for Un Sure Regard and he or she co-wrote, with director Nabil Ayouch, 2021 competitors title Casablanca Beats.

2023 jury president Östlund is within the very elite membership of two-time Palme d’Or winners, having claimed Cannes’ high prize each for The Triangle of Unhappiness final 12 months and for The Sq. in 2017. Just about Östlund’s complete profession has performed out towards a Cannes backdrop, with 2008 sophomore effort Involuntary screening in Un Sure Regard, 2011 characteristic Play premiering in Administrators’ Fortnight, and worldwide breakthrough Drive Majeure bowing in Un Sure Regard in 2014.

The 2023 Cannes Movie Pageant runs Might 16-27.



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