rossy de palma

Source: Antonio Terron

Rossy de Palma

Spanish actress Rossy de Palma will head the Camera d’Or jury for the 75th Cannes Film Festival.

Alongside de Palma on the seven-person jury are Natasza Chroscicki, CEO of ARRI France; cinematographer Jean-Claude Larrieu; filmmaker Eleonore Weber; journalist and film critic Olivier Pelisson; actor Samuel Le Bihan; and actor, writer and director Lucien Jean-Baptiste.

The jury will award the Camera d’Or for best first feature film from the official selection and parallel sections at the festival’s closing ceremony on Saturday, May 28.

de Palma is known for her regular collaborations with Pedro Almodovar, on films including Law Of Desire, Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown through to last year’s Parallel Mothers.

Last year’s Camera d’Or went to Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic for Murina; while Lukas Dhont, winner in 2018 for Girl, is participating in Competition this year with Close.

As previously announced, the Competition jury will be headed by Vincent Lindon; while Valeria Golino is president of the Un Certain Regard jury.