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Italian-American actress and director to head Un Certain Regard jury.
Isabella Rossellini is to preside over the Un Certain Regard Jury at the 68th Cannes Film Festival (May 13-24).
The Italian-American actress and director will head a jury that will judge 20 films, set to be announced when the full line-up is unveiled on April 16.
At this year’s Cannes, Rossellini will take part in a tribute to her actress mother by attending the screening of Ingrid Bergman, in Her Own Words, a documentary by Stig Björkman being shown as part of the Cannes Classics. (This year’s Cannes poster features Bergman)
She will also launch her own ‘Ingrid Bergman Tribute’ to celebrate the centenary of her mother’s birth. The show, directed by Guido Torlonia and Ludovica Damiani, will be based on both her autobiography and her correspondence with Roberto Rossellini.
With the help of a soon-to-be-announced jury made up of artists, journalists and festival »
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Paris — Isabella Rossellini is set to preside over the jury of Cannes’ Un Certain Regard during the 68th edition of Cannes Film Festival.
The lineup of Un Certain Regard, which comprises 20 films, will be unveiled at a presser on April 16, along with the rest of the official selection.
It will be stellar festival for Rossellini, as her mother, Ingrid Bergman, will be celebrated with a tribute. Rossellini, whose father is the Italian helmer Roberto Rossellini, will also launch her own “Ingrid Bergman Tribute,” a show directed by Guido Torlonia and Ludovica Damianito and based on the iconic thesp’s autobiography and correspondence with Roberto Rossellini. The “Ingrid Bergman Tribute” will go on to play at some at the world’s major theaters.
Rossellini has »
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