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Uma Thurman to be President of Un Certain Regard Jury at Cannes 2017


Uma Thurman will be the President of the Un Certain Regard Jury at this years Cannes Film Festival.

Check out the full list of films selected to play at Cannes.

Thurman served on the Cannes jury in 2011, the year it was headed by Robert De Niro.

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.

Monica Bellucci will be hosting the ceremonies and Pedro Almodóvar will preside the jury of the 70th edition, which runs from 17th to 28th May 2017.

The prize list will be revealed on Saturday May 27th.

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