The Jury of the 77th Festival de Cannes

The Jury for the 77th Festival de Cannes, chaired by Greta Gerwig, will include Turkish screenwriter and photographer Ebru Ceylan, American actress Lily Gladstone, French actress Eva Green and Lebanese director and screenwriter Nadine Labaki, as well as Spanish director and screenwriter Juan Antonio Bayona, Italian actor Pierfrancisco Favino, Japanese director Kore-eda Hirokazu, and French actor and producer Omar Sy.

The Jury for the 77th Festival de Cannes, chaired by Greta Gerwig, will include Turkish screenwriter and photographer Ebru Ceylan, American actress Lily Gladstone, French actress Eva Green and Lebanese director and screenwriter Nadine Labaki, as well as Spanish director and screenwriter Juan Antonio Bayona, Italian actor Pierfrancisco Favino, Japanese director Kore-eda Hirokazu, and French actor and producer Omar Sy.

The Jury will have the honor of awarding the Palme d’or to one of the 22 films in Competition, after Justine Triet’s Anatomy of a Fall, presented by Ruben Östlund’s Jury, in 2023. The winners will be announced on Saturday, May 25 at the Closing Ceremony, broadcast live by France Télévisions in France and by Brut. internationally.

In just fifteen years, Greta Gerwig has made a name for herself in American and international cinema. Right from the start of her career as an actress, Greta Gerwig has also been involved as a screenwriter, collaborating on numerous projects. She co-wrote Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007) and Nights and Weekends (2008), which she also co-directed, followed by Frances Ha (2012), Mistress America (2015) and, of course, Barbie with her writing partner Noah Baumbach. Her very first solo work, Lady Bird (2017) – a gripping, tender and melancholy portrait of the torments of adolescence – received 5 Oscar nominations, including for Best Director. For her second film, Greta Gerwig ambitiously took on the American literary classic Little Women, always with the aim of renewing the view of women. With her latest film, Barbie (2023), a worldwide cultural phenomenon and the biggest hit of the year, Greta Gerwig becomes the first director in the history of cinema to top the billion-dollar mark at the box office. © Ben Rayner

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