Also, the Greek Director Yorgos Lanthimos and his French colleague Robin Campillo had been appointed to be members of the Jury, it was said.

Overall, the Jury, headed this year by the Mexican film Director and Oscar winner Alejandro González Iñárritu put together, made up of four men and four women. The other members are the Directors of Maimouna N’diaye from Burkina Faso, Kelly Reichardt from the USA, Alice Rohrwacher from Italy and Pawel Pawlikowski from Poland are reported.

The 72. Edition of the Cannes film festival takes place from 14. to 25. The end of may. In the past year, the Japanese family drama “the Shoplifters – family ties” by Director Hirokazu Kore-Eda with the coveted Palme d’or for best Film was awarded.

(SDA)