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Martin Scorsese, Sharon Stone Topline Stellar Marrakech Fest Opening

29 November 2013 2:35 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Marrakech — Traditionally known for its thick French accent, Marrakech’s glamorous opening night, held on Friday at the Congress Palace, had a definite Hollywood flavor with Sharon Stone getting a career tribute, as well as jury president Martin Scorsese and fellow members Marion Cotillard and Patricia Clarkson, among others international guests.

“It’s good to be home again here in Marrakech. I’ve made two features here. It’s also a precious moment for cinema, as you can tell from the roster of guests – there are so many talents in attendance this year,” said Scorsese, after being welcomed on stage with a long standing ovation.

Marrakech’s opening night gathered the jury members: directors Paolo Sorrentino, Amat Escalante (“Heli”), Anurag Kashyap (“Ugly”), Park Chan-wook (“Oldboy”), Fatih Akin (“New York, I Love You”) and Narjiss Nejjar (“Les yeux secs”), thesps Golshifteh Farahani, Elsa Zylberstein, Tahar Rahim and Francois Cluzet, Cesar Academy »

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Cotillard, Clarkson and Sorrentino Join Scorsese’s Jury in Marrakech

29 October 2013 8:33 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Marion Cotillard (“The Immigrant”), Patricia Clarkson (“Last Weekend”) and Paolo Sorrentino (“The Great Beauty”) have joined the 13th Marrakech Film Festival’s competition jury, which will be presided by Martin Scorsese.

The glam jury will also comprise helmers Amat Escalante (“Heli”), Anurag Kashyap (“Ugly”), Park Chan-wook (“Old Boy”), Faith Akin (“New York, I Love You”), Narjiss Nejjar (“Les yeux secs”), and thesp Golshifteh Farahani (“Just Like A Woman”).

Fest’s lineup will be unveiled next week.

Marrakech runs Nov. 29-Dec.7.


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