2012-05-19 15:34:32[UPDATES]

ZHAO Wei and Leos CARAX will serve as International Juries for GOLDEN GOBLET AWARD


The 13th Shanghai International Film Festival announced full list of international jury for GOLDEN GOBLET AWARD, the main competition of the festival.

Chinese actress Zhao Wei and French director, representative of 'post new wave' -- Leos Carax will serve the jury members for GOLDEN GOBLET AWARD of the 13th Shanghai International Film Festival. So far, the list is composed of seven international juries presided by John Woo.

French director Leos Carax,one world renowned young director in France, is entitled as the representative of 'post new wave' as director, writer and actor.  After his main work BOY MEETS GIRL in 1983, he had made only five but high quality films over the past 20 years.  His movie includes THE LOVERS ON THE BRIDGE, starring Juliette Binoche, which was well applauded by CAHIERS DU CINEMA as a masterpiece. He has intensive influence on the growth of the sixth generation of Chinese directors. He visited Beijing and Shanghai twice and had wonderful interaction with the public.

Zhao Wei, one of the most famous Chinese actresses, has many fans both at home and abroad. She has participated in the Shanghai International Film Festival and got awards many times. In 2005, Zhao's film LOVER’S KNOT won her Best Actress for GOLDEN GOBLET AWARD.  At the 10th Shanghai International Film Festival in 2007, in the program of Chinese New Films & Media Award, she was presented with The Most Popular Actress award for the film NIGHT, SHANGHAI'.  Obliged to SIFF’s always support and complimentary to her talent, Zhao immediately accepts the jury invitation from SIFF, despite that she has been trying to keep low profile for half a year to be a mother in April.

The 13th SIFF GOLDEN GOBLET AWARD jury list is fully announced with John Woo taking the role of President. The jury members includes Chinese director Wang Xiaoshuai, Chinese actress Zhao Wei, Israeli director Amos Gitai, American director Bill Guttentag, Japanese director Yojiro Takita and French director Leos Carax. Sixteen films from Japan, Russia, Italy, Brazil, Ireland, Canada and China will compete for GOLDEN GOBLET AWARD from June 12th to June 20th, 2010.

Guiding Unit:State Film Administration      Host Units:China Media Group Shanghai Municipal People's Government

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