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2023 Cannes Un Certain Regard Jury Leads John C. Reilly – The Hollywood Reporter


John C. Reilly will chair the judging panel for the 2023 Cannes Un Certain Regard sidebar.

Reilly was a frequent visitor to the French Film Festival, showing titles such as crayfishAnd A tale of tales And We need to talk about Kevin.

“I’ve had so many life-changing moments at Cannes (from my miraculous first outing with Paul Thomas Anderson to celebrating my 50th birthday at the Palais Théâtre!) so being selected as president of the Un Certain Regard jury is truly done,” Reilly said in a statement. The many films I have been fortunate to appear in have been selected by the Festival over these many years and there is nothing quite like being invited to this amazing annual gathering of the best cinema has to offer the world. I look forward to helping launch another generation of filmmakers on this special occasion as the festival has done since its inception. I feel humbled and happy. ¡Viva Cinema! ”

Joining Reilly on this year’s Un Certain Regard jury is French-Cambodian director and producer Davy Chu, who is joined by Return to Seoul It was featured in Un Certain Regard last year; French director and screenwriter Alice Winocour (ProximaAnd Revoir Paris); German actress Paula Beer (CrossingAnd a fire); and Belgian actress Emilie Deakin (Close).

Reilly and the jury will screen 20 features selected for this year’s Un Certain Regard section and select winners in the categories Best Picture, Best Director, Best Performance and Best Screenplay, as well as the Jury Prize and Coup de Coeur Award.

The 76th Cannes Film Festival takes place from May 16-27.

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