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CANNES 2021 Un Certain Regard

Andrea Arnold to chair the Un Certain Regard jury

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- The British director will preside over the jury of this competitive selection of the 74th Cannes Film Festival

Andrea Arnold to chair the Un Certain Regard jury
Director Andrea Arnold (© Cannes Film Festival)

Just three weeks away from the kick-off of the 74th Cannes Film Festival (6-17 July), the identity of the person set to chair the Un Certain Regard jury has now been unveiled. The task will be entrusted to British director Andrea Arnold (honoured with the Cannes Official Competition’s Jury Prize for the three films that she has presented there: Red Road [+see also:
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in 2006, Fish Tank [+see also:
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in 2009 and American Honey [+see also:
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in 2016). It’s worth noting that the filmmaker will also be presenting her most recent opus, the documentary Cow [+see also:
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, in the Official Selection, as part of the new Cannes Premiere programme.

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She will be supported in her duties as the Un Certain Regard jury chair by French-Algerian filmmaker Mounia Meddour (who took part in this section in 2019 with Papicha [+see also:
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), French actress Elsa Zylberstein (best known for her role in I’ve Loved You So Long [+see also:
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by Philippe Claudel, also appearing in films by Raoul Ruiz, Chantal Akerman and Gérard Corbiau, among others), Argentinian filmmaker Daniel Burman (who has taken part in the Berlinale several times to date) and his US counterpart Michael Covino (whose The Climb was in Un Certain Regard in 2019).

The Un Certain Regard competition will bring together 20 features, 18 of which were announced initially (see the article). These have been bulked up by fresh additions La Traviata, My Brothers and I [+see also:
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by France’s Yohan Manca (see the news) and Onoda – 10 000 Nights in the Jungle [+see also:
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by his fellow countryman Arthur Harari, which will open this very section on 7 July (see the news).

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(Translated from French)

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