Mads Mikkelsen joins the Cannes jury

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Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen is a part of the 69th Cannes Film Festival jury, which will be presided by Australian director/producer George Miller. Other jury members include French writer/director Arnaud Desplechin, US actress Kirsten Dunst, Italian actress/writer/producer Valeria Golino, Hungarian writer/director László Nemes, French singer/actress Vanessa Paradis, Iranian producer Katayoon Shahabi and Canadian actor Donald Sutherland.

Mikkelsen is no stranger to Cannes: in 2012 he was there with Thomas Vinterberg’s The Hunt, in 2009 he was there with Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009) and most recently he was there with The Salvation (2014).

Info via the Nordisk Film and TV Fund

Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.