Julianne Moore to Chair Venice Film Festival Jury – Deadline
American actress Julianne Moore has been named president of the international jury for the main competition at the 79th Venice International Film Festival, which runs from August 31 to September 10.
She will be joined by Argentinian director Mariano Cohn, Italian director Leonardo Di Costanzo, French director and 2021 Golden Lion winner Audrey Diwan, Iranian actress Leila Hatami, Japanese-British writer Kazuo Ishiguro and Spanish director Rodrigo Sorogoyan.
The jury awards the Golden Lion for Best Film, the Silver Lion – Grand Jury Prize, the Silver Lion for Best Director, the Volpi Cups for Best Actress and Best Actor, the Special Jury Prize, the Best Screenplay Award and the “Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor”. or actress.
Moore has long-standing ties to Venice after winning the Volpi Cup Best Actress award for her performance in far from paradise in 2002 and the Franca Sozzani prize for Suburb in 2017.
Cohn was in Venice last year with Official competitionwith Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas and Oscar Martínez, which he co-directed with Gastón Duprat
The Italian Di Costanzo presented his first feature film interval in the sidebar Horizons of Venice in 2012 and its The inner cage made its Out of Competition debut in Venice in 2021.
Diwan won the 2021 Venice Golden Lion for abortion drama The event.
Hatami, who has never had a film in Venice, is best known worldwide for her role in Asghar Farhadi’s drama which won the Silver Bear. A separation.
Ishiguro is best known in the film world for the award-winning adaptations of his novels. Leftovers of the day and Never let Me Go.
Sorogoyen’s recent credits include The candidate, which won seven Goya awards in 2019, and Mother, which had its world premiere in Venice’s Horizons sidebar the same year, winning Marta Nieto Best Actress.