The star of Zero Dark Thirty and The Help further cemented that reputation on Sunday when-as a jury member of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival-she spoke candidly at a press conference about the "quite disturbing" way women were portrayed in the movies she viewed at the annual event in France.
No black woman, or any woman of color, has ever won Cannes'best directing award or its even more coveted Palme d'Or.
Elisabeth Moss and Dominic West co-star. But after he reacts foolishly to the theft of his phone, the father of two finds himself dragged into shameful situations.
In her first film role in her native German, Hollywood star and former model Diane Kruger swapped her usually glamorous image to play a mother who vows revenge after her ethnic Kurdish husband and son are killed in a neo-Nazi attack.
Sofia Coppola's Louisiana-shot Civil War horror-drama "The Beguiled" indeed proved beguiling to the Cannes Film Festival jury.
The jury also presented a special prize to celebrate the festival's 70th anniversary, to actressNicole Kidman.
The jury that selected winners was headed by Spanish directorPedro Almodovar and included fellow filmmakers Paolo Sorrentino and Maren Ade, as well as actorsJessica Chastain, Will Smith and Fan Bingbing. "Merci beaucoup madames et monsieurs!" He said his leather shoes had been flown ahead of him. Another half hour, though... well, that this now-Palme d'Or-winning art goes too far (and comes across so anticlimactic) is entirely the point: A film this prismatic could never be a ideal Square.
He apologised for his appearance, saying the prize was "totally unexpected".
Jane Campion, who won the Palme d'Or for 1993's "The Piano", toldVulture in an interview this week that the lack of female filmmaker representation among the top winners was "insane".
Almodovar had made clear beforehand that he didn't want the Palme to go to a movie that isn't shown on big screens.
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