Cate Blanchett, Jury President of the Festival de Cannes 2018

Cate Blanchett © Festival de Cannes Steven Chee

 

Australian actress Cate Blanchett is to be president of the Jury of the Festival de Cannes 2018, the 71st edition of which will be taking place in from 8 until 19 May 2018.

«I have been to Cannes in many guises over the years; as an actress, producer, in the marketplace, the Gala-sphere and in competition» she declared, «but never solely for the sheer pleasure of watching the cornucopia of films this great festival harbours».