Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Fashion world's Gaultier named to Cannes jury

The 2012 Cannes Film Festival jury line-up is set in stone and will include French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier, the festival director confirmed Wednesday on French television.

"We have a tradition of inviting people who we know are cinephiles but who are not necessarily in cinema," Cannes chief Thierry Fremaux said on Canal+ about the 60-year-old designer.
He added that the film-buff designer – who has long expressed interest in being part of the nine-person jury – was a legitimate pick for his experience designing costumes on Pedro Almodovar films.

Read more: France24


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