The Coen brothers join the Cannes Film Festival 2015 jury

2015-01-20 14:59

Paris - The Coen brothers, the award-winning American directors of No Country for Old Men, Fargo and The Big Lebowski, are to jointly head this year's Cannes Film Festival jury, the organisers announced on Tuesday.

Joel and Ethan Coen will be co-presidents of the panel of filmmakers and actors who will judge the 20-or-so films in the main competition of the festival, which will run May 13-24, according to a statement.

Check out the trailer for No Country for Old Men:

Check out the trailer for The Big Lebowski:

It is the first time the Cannes jury will be jointly headed by two people.

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