Pedro Almodovar will head the jury of the 70th Cannes International Film Festival. This was reported on the official website of the most prestigious European movie forum.
"I am delighted to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival in such an honorary position. I am very grateful, honored and thrilled! Being the President of the Jury is a great responsibility and I hope to justify the trust placed in me. You can be sure that I will fully devote myself this task, which is both a pleasure and a privilege for me, "the director himself said in a statement.
" On the occasion of the 70th Festival de Cannes, we are delighted to welcome this unique and extremely popular artist. His work is forever entered the history of cinema. Pedro Almodovar and the Festival de Cannes have a long-term relationship: in 1992 the director was a member of the Jury chaired by Gerard Depardieu ",- said in a response commentary from the president of the festival, Pierre Lescure, and its general director, Thierry Fremault.
The Anniversary Cannes Film Festival will take place from 17 to 28 May 2017. The official program and full jury will be announced in mid-April.
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