Chairman of the jury of the 67th Cannes Film Festival will be directed by Jane Campion

Two decades after the triumph of the painting ” The Piano” at Cannes film director Jane Campion will rise again on the red carpet on the famous Croisette , but in a new capacity . As organizers of film festivals , a native of New Zealand head the jury of the 67th Cannes Film Festival , which will take place from 14 to 25 May.

” It’s an honor for me and , frankly, I can not wait to get to work ” – said Campion .

Jane Campion only in the history of the Cannes Film Festival , awarded the highest award of ” Palme d’Or ” , twice. ” Unique case “, – said the head of the permanent film festival Gilles Jacob . In 1986 , no one had known , Campion presented in Cannes his short film ” Exercise discipline » (An Exercise in Discipline – Peel) and immediately received the highest praise from senior colleagues .

In 1993, the New Zealander has returned to the French Riviera with his new creation, and acted in the category full meter . Beautiful and sensual painting ” Piano » (The Piano) was a real eye-opener , and experienced jury Cannes Film Festival awarded the highest award Campion . A few months later received a tape of “Oscar” in three categories .

Now Jane Campion itself will act as chief film critic . In this position, she succeeds Steven Spielberg , who was chairman of the jury of the 66th Cannes Film Festival.

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