Thurman joins jury chairman Robert De Niro; group will determine which feature film wins the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival
Uma Thurman.jpg” style=”border-style: solid; border-width: 0px; margin: 15px; float: right; width: 192px; height: 262px;” title=”” />The other members, all announced Tuesday, include British actor Jude Law, Argentinian actress/producer Martina Gusman ("Carancho") and French director Olivier Assayas ("Carlos").
Other jurors: producer Nansun Shi ("Late Autumn") from China, director Mahamat Saleh Haroun ("A Screaming Man") from Chad and director-producer Johnny To ("Election") from Hong Kong.
Norwegian critic-writer Linn Ullmann, the daughter of Ingmar Bergman and Liv Ullman, completes the panel.
The jury's selections, including the winner of the Palme d'Or, will be announced at a ceremony on May 22.
This year's Cannes Film Festival runs from May 11 to May 22.