Nicole Kidman, Ang Lee join starry Cannes jury
Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 8:00 pm
By THOMAS ADAMSON
PARIS (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival announced its most Hollywood-heavy jury lineup in years today, with a list that includes Oscar winners Nicole Kidman, Christoph Waltz and Ang Lee.
Hollywood veteran Steven Spielberg will lead 2013’s jury that will also include Romanian director Cristian Mungiu, who won the festival’s prize for best screenplay in 2012 for “Beyond The Hills”; French actor Daniel Auteuil; Indian actress Vidya Balan; Scottish director Lynne Ramsay; and Japanese director Naomi Kawase.
They’ll decide which of the 19 films in competition will win the coveted Palme d’Or award, the French Riviera festival’s top accolade. The prize will be awarded on May 26.
Published in The Messenger 4.24.13