This year they will be joined by seven key figures in world cinema from Canada, Spain, the United States, France, Mali, Mexico and the United Kingdom.
The Jury will thus be made up of nine distinctive voices – four women and five men – each with the same voting rights.
Their task will be to decide among the films in Competition and select the prize winners, culminating in the Palme d’or, which will be announced on stage during the Festival Closing Ceremony on Sunday 24th May.
Joel & Ethan Coen – Presidents
(Directors, Writers, Producers – United States)
Rossy de Palma (Actress – Spain)
Sophie Marceau (Actress, Director – France)
Sienna Miller (Actress – United Kingdom)
Rokia Traoré (Composer, Singer-songwriter – Mali)
Guillermo del Toro (Director, Writer, Producer – Mexico)
Xavier Dolan (Director, Writer, Producer, Actor – Canada)
Jake Gyllenhaal (Actor – United States)
1 – Joel and Ethan Coen © Alison Cohen Rosa Universal Pictures
2 – Sophie Marceau © Nathalie Eno
3 – Sienna Miller © James D Kelly
4 – Rokia Traoré © Frank Socha
5 – Jake Gyllenhaal © Vera Andreson / Getty Images
6 – Rossy de Palma © Ruven Afanador
7 – Guillermo del Toro © Mathieu Young
8 – Xavier Dolan © Shayne Laverdière