Three weeks before its 75th edition, the Cannes Film Festival put an end to the suspense on Tuesday by announcing the composition of its jury, which will be chaired by French actor Vincent Lindon, interpretation prize in 2015 and actor in

Titane

, la Palme d'or 2021. He will take over from American director Spike Lee who, with his jury, crowned the film by Frenchwoman Julia Ducournau in July 2021. He will be supported in this mission by Anglo-American actress and director Rebecca Hall , Swedish Noomi Rapace, Italian Jasmine Trinca and Indian Deepika Padukone.

Four renowned directors will complete this jury: the Iranian Asghar Farhadi, the Frenchman Ladj Ly, the American Jeff Nichols and the Norwegian Joachim Trier.

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  • Actor Vincent Lindon, 62, prize winner in 2015 and actor in

    Titane

    , the Palme d'or 2021, will be the president of the jury of the 75th Cannes Film Festival which will be held from May 17 to 28 on the Croisette.

  • "It is an immense honor and a very great pride to be entrusted, in the midst of the tumult of the multiple events that we are going through in the world, with the splendid and heavy task of presiding over the Jury of the 75th Cannes International Film Festival", said Vincent Lindon, quoted in the press release.

  • Alternating filming between the United Kingdom and the United States, her two homelands, Rebecca Hall recently took her first steps as a director with

    Clair-Obscur

    , presented at the Sundance Festival in 2021.

  • The Anglo-American actress, who will turn 40 in early May, has worked with filmmakers like Christopher Nolan, Steven Spielberg and Woody Allen for

    Vicky Cristina Barcelona

    , ​​a role that earned her a Golden Globe nomination.

  • In 2018,

    Time

    magazine named Indian Deepika Padukone one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

  • A huge star in her country, she exported herself with

    xXx: Reactivated

    , a blockbuster in which she plays the main female role alongside the muscular Vin Diesel.

    This 36-year-old actress is also a producer.

  • It was in the leather and studded outfit of the punk girl from

    Millenium

    , an adaptation of Stieg Larsson's bestsellers, that the Swedish Noomi Rapace burst onto the screen in 2009.

  • Next will come the big budget films in front of the lens of Guy Ritchie (

    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

    , 2011) or Ridley Scott (

    Prometheus

    , 2012).

    She will also be chosen by demanding filmmakers like Brian De Palma (

    Passion

    , 2013).

  • Italian Jasmine Trinca knows Cannes well, where she was awarded the prize for best female performance in 2017 for her role in

    Fortunata

    by Sergio Castellitto.

  • She made her debut under the direction of Nanni Moretti in

    La chambre du fils

    , Palme d'or in 2001. The 40-year-old actress has since returned to the Croisette several times.

  • Iranian director, producer and screenwriter, Asghar Farhadi, 49, was consecrated in 2011 with

    A Separation

    , chronicle of a divorce rewarded by the Oscar and the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film - a first for an Iranian filmmaker - , the César for best foreign film and the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.

  • Asghar Farhadi's latest film,

    A Hero

    , won the 2021 Cannes Film Festival Grand Prix.

  • French director, screenwriter, actor and producer, Ladj Ly, 44, was awarded the jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2019 for his feature film

    Les Miserables

    .

  • Nominated for the Oscar for best film, this box office success was also distinguished in France by the Césars.

  • American director and screenwriter, Jeff Nichols, 43, was revealed in 2007 at the Berlin Film Festival with

    Shotgun Stories

    .

    In 2011, Jeff Nichols won the Critics' Week Grand Prize with

    Take Shelter

    , a psychological thriller.

  • In 2016, back in competition at Cannes, Jeff Nichols presented

    Loving

    , a drama adapted from a true story.

    The film is rewarded with the Golden Globe for best actor awarded to Joel Edgerton.

  • Norwegian director and screenwriter, Joachim Trier, 48, has won numerous awards since his first feature film,

    Nouvelle donne

    in 2006. Five years later,

    Oslo, 31 avril

    was presented at Cannes, in the Un Certain Regard selection.

  • Rewarded in particular at the Sundance, Toronto and Milan festivals,

    Julie (in 12 chapters)

    offered the Norwegian director a new selection in competition at Cannes last year.

    The performance of her compatriot, actress Renate Reinsve, was rewarded with the prize for female interpretation.

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