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Cannes Is Delighted To Announce That Uma Thurman Will Preside The Un Certain Regard Jury

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In a career spanning more than 20 years, the American actress has made some daring choices and enjoyed taking risks. She made her debut aged 17, in Stephen Frears’ Dangerous Liaisons and in Terry Gilliam’s The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.

She became Quentin Tarantino’s muse, playing in Pulp Fiction(Palme d’or winner, 1994) and in Kill Bill (volumes 1 & 2), both presented at the Festival de Cannes.

Since then, Uma Thurman has worked with many directors, including Andrew Niccol (Gattaca); Woody Allen (Sweet and Lowdown); Roland Joffé (Vatel) and Ethan Hawke (Chelsea Walls). She recently joined the cast of Lars von Trier’s new project, The House that Jack Built, alongside Matt Dillon and Bruno Ganz.

Cristian Mungiu, President of the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury



Her filmography encompasses everything from action films to science fiction; intimate dramas to light comedies. This wide variety is a testament to her free and independent spirit, nurtured by her childhood in a hippy family. Whether playing crazy, sexy ,or dominant, the woman whose namesake is the Hindu goddess of beauty and light has definitely entered the pantheon of movie greats, with several of her scenes attaining cult status.

Member of the Jury headed by Robert De Niro in 2011, Uma Thurman will continue this year the experience of watching films from all around the world as President of the Un Certain Regard Jury. Second competition of the Official Selection, the Un Certain Regard programme showcases works which offer a unique perspective and esthetic. The prize list will be revealed on Saturday May 27th.

Image: Uma Thurman © Vittorio Zunino Celotto / Getty Images

 

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