Friday, 21 April 2017

Uma Thurman: president of jury Some Look

The 70th Cannes film festival, which will open on May 17th of this year, will have joy to welcome Uma Thurman as president of the jury of competition Some Look.

In twenty years of career, the American actress Uma Thurman showed her boldness and her taste of risk. Having revealed to the general public at the age by 17 years in " The dangerous Links " of Stephen Frears and «The Adventures of the baron of Münchausen» of Terry Gilliam, she becomes the Muse of Quentin Tarantino across "Pulp Fiction" (Gold palm 1994) and "Kill Bill" (volume 1 and 2), both introducing in the Cannes film festival.

Meantime, Uma Thurman follows the career to the biggest of Hollywood, of Andrew Niccol to Woody Allen, by way of Roland Joffé and the actor Ethan Hawke. She has joined lately the distribution of the new opus of Lars von Trier, " The House that Jack Built ", beside Matt Dillon and Bruno Ganz.

An overpowering president

Disturbing, sensual or authoritarian, the one who owes her forename to the Hindu goddess of beauty and of light definitely entered the pantheon of the 7th Art by giving him several stages become worship. Who does not remember famous instant in "Pulp Fiction". Or still of overpowering instant in «Batman and Robin», where she represents Poison Ivy.

Juror chaired by Robert De Niro in 2011, Uma Thurman extends experience therefore this year cinema enthusiast as president of Jury Some Look. Second competition of official Selection, programming Some Look offers peculiar writings in their purpose and their aesthetics. The honours list will be revealed next Saturday, May 27th.

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