April 20, 2011 06:48:42 GMT
In the panel fronted by Robert De Niro, Law and Thurman will work with six others to pick this year's winners.
The Cannes Film Festival announced on Tuesday, April 19 the judges that would make up the competition jury panel this year. Representing U.K. and U.S. respectively are actors Jude Law and Uma Thurman. These two are joined by six others from China, Argentina, Norway and other countries.
French director Olivier Assayas, Chinese producer Nansun Shi, critic-writer Linn Ullmann from Norway, Hong Kong director Johnnie To, Argentinean actress-producer Martina Gusman and director Mahamat Saleh Haroun from Chad would work under Robert De Niro who has been selected as the jury president.
The jury will award seven prizes during May 11 to 22. The in-competition films, which were announced last week, included Paolo Sorrentino's "This Must Be the Place", Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life", and Lynne Ramsay's "We Need to Talk About Kevin".
For the full list of participating films at this year's festival, head to official site.