The French actress Juliette Binoche is juryvoorzitster of the 69th Berlinale, the first major film festival of the year. That announced to the organisers in Berlin. The festival runs from 7 to 17 February.
The 54-year-old Frenchwoman, the first European actress who prices fell for a filmrolvertolking on the three most important film festivals (Cannes, Venice and Berlin), the German director Tom Tykwer (“Lola run”, “Perfume”, “The story of a murderer”, “Cloud Atlas”).
Juliette Binoche starred in more than 70 films, including “Trois couleurs: Bleu” (1993), for which she was awarded with the Volpi cup at the Mostra of Venice, “The English Patient” (1996), which she an Oscar for best actress in a supporting role won and “Certified Copy” (2010), for which she is in Cannes to be honoured with the prize of best actress. “It is a great honor,” confirmed the actress in a press release. “I look forward to this special rendez-vous with the whole jury and it will be my tasks with a lot of fun and make sure to address it.”
The Golden Bear of the 69th Berlinale will be awarded on 16 February.