Cannes locks jury plans

Tagore rounds out Competition judges

PARIS -- The Festival de Cannes on Monday rounded out Isabelle Huppert's Competition jury, adding Hindi film star Sharmila Tagore, and unveiled the lineups for its Un Certain Regard and Camera d'Or juries.

Tagore, the great-granddaughter of Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore, joins a jury that includes Robin Wright Penn, helmer James Gray and actress-director Asia Argento.

Italian writer-director Paolo Sorrentino, whose "Il Divo" took the festival's jury prize in 2008, will preside over the Un Certain Regard jury alongside French actress Julie Gayet, Toronto Film Fest director Piers Handling, Indian journalist and festival programmer Uma Da Cunha and Swedish journalist Marit Kapla.

Un Certain Regard opens May 14 with Iranian director Bahman Ghobadi's "Nobody Knows About the Persian Cats."

French actor-turned-director Roschdy Zem will head up the jury for the Camera d'Or, a prize created in 1978 to award the best first film in the Official Selection, which will see 20 first films vie for the title this year.

Zem will be joined by cinematographer Diane Baratier, Federation of Film Technicians' Olivier Chiavassa, director Sandrine Ray, Critics' Syndicate's Charles Tesson and the Fribourg Film Festival's Edouard Waintrop.

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