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 is the second American on the feature film jury of the Cannes Film Festival, joining jury chairman Robert De Niro, the festival announced Tuesday.
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.