Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Emir Kusturica presides the jury for the Un Certain Regard in 64th Festival de' Cannes

Kusturica, who spent most of his life in Bosnia but now lives in Serbia, is one of the most celebrated filmmakers in Europe, as decorated with various film-festival golden awards. His films ''When Father Was Away on Business'' and ''Underground'' each won the multiple prizes at Cannes in 1985 and 1995, respectively, and this week the provocative Serbian auteur returns to Cannes to serve as president of the most prestigious festival jury in the world , the jury for the Un Certain Regard section of the festival competition. He joins Robert De Niro, who will serve as jury president for the main competition.

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