Cate Blanchett Announced As 71st Cannes Jury President

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Cate Blanchett has been named Jury President of the Festival de Cannes 2018. It was announced today that the Academy Award-winning actress Blanchett will take the seat of jury president at the 71st edition of the Festival de Cannes. She follows last year’s president, Pedro Almodóvar whose jury awarded the Palme d'or to The Square by Swedish director Ruben Ostlund. “I have been to Cannes in many guises over the years; as an actress, producer, in the marketplace, the…