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Coen brothers to head this year's Cannes jury

  • The Coen brothers, the directors of acclaimed films such as ‘No Country for Old Men’ and ‘Fargo’, will jointly head the Cannes film festival jury this year, according to media reports.

    The American siblings Joel Coen, 60, and Ethan Coen, 57, won the Palme d'Or award at the prestigious festival in 1991 for their film ‘Barton Fink.’ They also won the best director award for ‘Barton Fink,’        ‘Fargo’ (1996), and ‘The Man Who Wasn't There’ (2001) at Cannes.  

    In a statement, they said they were looking forward to “returning to Cannes this year.”

     

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