Director Ruben Östlund is president of the jury at the 76th Cannes Film Festival. When evaluating the films, Östlund promised to pay special attention to the “social function of cinema”. WWD writes about this with reference to the organizing committee of the film festival.
“I am happy, proud and shocked by the honor that has been done to me… Nowhere in the world of cinema is the bar of expectations higher than when the curtain rises and the competitive films begin to be shown. of the sample,” he said.
The Swedish director is a two-time Palme d’Or winner. He received awards for the films The Square and The Triangle of Sadness in 2017 and 2022. The 2023 Cannes Film Festival will take place from May 16 to 27. The names of the other members of the jury, as well as the competition program, will be tentatively announced in April.
Harris Dickinson, Sharlby Dean and Zlatko Buric starred in The Triangle of Pain. According to the plot of the supermodel, Karl and Yaya decided that their relationship should be based on equality and mutual respect. The young men’s life principles are put to the test when they receive tickets on an elite cruise ship. We talk more about the movie here.