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Julianne Moore is jury president of the Venice Film Festival 2022

Julianne Moore is the jury president of the Venice Film Festival 2022, which will be held in the Lagoon from Wednesday 31 August to Saturday 10 September. The Biennale Cinema, directed by Alberto Barbera, announces it. In 2021 the position was held by South Korean Bong Joon-ho, director of Parasite.

Julianne Moore, eclectic actress

The American actress is an old acquaintance of the Venice festival. In 2003 she won the Volpi Cup as best actress for Far from Heaven. After Juliette Binoche, she is the second actress in the history of cinema to have obtained the most coveted European awards for acting, awarded by the main film festivals. These are the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, the Prix d’interprétation at the Cannes Film Festival and, in fact, the Coppa Volpi.

For Julianne Moore, the hat-trick obtained in the Old Continent is just one more piece of an intense career, which began in the mid-80s on television and continued, non-stop, in cinema since 1990. Three decades and over 70 films in which she has played a wide range of female characters. Stories, from time to time, different, which have highlighted its great versatility.

Among the most important films, Nine months, The Lost World – Jurassic Park, The Big Lebowski, Magnolia, Hannibal, Far from Paradise, The Hours, Laws of Attraction – Marriage on appeal, The boys are fine, Crazy, Stupid, Love and the Hunger Games saga. It is with her Still Alice, however, that in 2015 she wins the Oscar as a leading actress.

In 2015 the Oscar with Still Alice

In the film directed by Richard Glatzer and Was Westmoreland, she is Alice Howland, a Columbia University professor married with three children, who falls ill with Alzheimer's at the age of fifty. In a short time, her certainties collapse and she will have to learn to ask for help, but above all to deal with the disease. Julianne Moore offers an intense interpretation, in which she proves, once again, her own caliber.

To date, she has received 5 Academy Award nominations for Boogie Nights, End of a Story, Far From Heaven, The Hours and Still Alice. She won two Golden Globes and two Screen Actors Guild Awards with Game change and Still Alice, a Primetime Emmy Award with Game change and a BAFTA again with Still Alice.

The Venice jury 79

Argentine director, producer and screenwriter Mariano Cohn, Italian director and screenwriter Leonardo Di Costanzo, French director Audrey Diwan, Iranian actress Leila Hatami, British screenwriter and writer of Japanese origins Kazuo Ishiguro.

As usual, the president of the jury, in addition to coordinating the work of the jury, will deliver the Golden Lion for best film and other official awards.

Author: Michael Zippo
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Sources: VanityFair, IO Donn

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