At Cannes Film Festival, Vincent Lindon will chair a perfectly joint jury

The French actor was chosen for the 75th edition of the cinematographic competition, which will take place from May 17 to 28. He succeeds the American Spike Lee, who had held this role in 2021.


After the announcement of the films in competition comes from another, also long awaited: the composition of the jury, which, each year, awards the prices, sends some filmmakers to the seventh heaven and disappoints all the others. For the 75 e edition, which will be held from May 17 to 28, the suspense ended Tuesday April 26: it is Vincent Lindon who will chair the jury of the 2022 Cannes Festival, it is to him that the task of putting back the prestigious palm of gold will come back.

The last having been given in July 2021 to Julia Ducournau for Titane, a film in the credits of which the French actor is, whose game had stunned the public and had earned him a nomination for the prize for the best male interpretation. Reward he had obtained in 2016, in Cannes, for his role in the film by Stéphane Brizé, the law of the market.

Vincent Lindon thus succeeds the American filmmaker Spike Lee (2021), the director, screenwriter and producer Mexican Alejandro Gonzalez (2019) and the Australian actress Cate Blanchett (2018), to name only the most recent. You have to go back to 2009 to find a French personality as president of the jury, in the person of Isabelle Huppert. 2> “secret hope of courage, loyalty and freedom”

For his part, the actor said: “It is an immense honor and a very great pride to see me entrusted in the middle of the tumult of the multiple events that we are going through in the world, the splendid and heavy task of preside over The jury of the 75 e International Cannes Film Festival. “He promised to endeavor, with his jury, to take care of the films of the future, which all bear the same secret hope of courage, loyalty and freedom “.

To respond to this ambition, Vincent Lindon will be surrounded and assisted by eight high quality jurors. Four women: British actress and director Rebecca Hall, who has more than thirty films to her credit, including Vicky Barcelona, ​​from Woody Allen, Frost/Nixon: the time of truth, Ron Howard, Le Prestige, by Christopher Nolan ; Indian actress and producer Deepika Padukone, which we have seen in Piku, from Shoojit Sircar , released in 2015; The Italian actress and director Jasmine Trinca, a regular from La Croisette, who made her debut with Nanni Moretti in the son’s room (Palme d’Or in 2001); And the Swedish actress Noomi Rapace, the interpreter of the character of Lisbeth Salender, in the adaptation to the cinema of the Millenium trilogy, of Stieg Larsson – in 2021, she was in the film Lamb, by Valdimar Jóhannsson, who was presented to Cannes in the a certain look category.

You have 27.84% of this article to read. The continuation is reserved for subscribers.

/Media reports.