Actors Jude Law and Uma Thurman have been selected as the judges of
the Cannes Film Festival for the year 2011. On Tuesday, April 19,
it has been officially announced that Jude and Uma would represent
UK and US respectively in the competition jury panel, which is
fronted by Robert De Niro
According to official statement, Jude Law and Uma Thurman will
work with six others from China, Argentina, Norway and other
countries. Robert De Niro has been selected as the jury president.
French director Olivier Assayas, producer Nansun Shi, critic-writer
Linn Ullmann, director Johnnie To, actress-producer Martina Gusman
and director Mahamat Saleh Haroun from Chad would work under.
The jury will award seven prizes during May 11 to 22. The
in-competition films, which were announced last week, included
Paolo Sorrentino's 'This Must Be the Place', Terrence Malick's "The
Tree of Life", and Lynne Ramsay's "We Need to Talk About
For the full list of participating films at this year's
festival, head to official site.