Swedish director Ruben Östlund to preside over Cannes Film Festival jury

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It’s turning out to be quite the calendar year for Swedish director Ruben Östlund who’s been announced as the President of this year’s Cannes Film Festival in May. Fresh from his success collecting the coveted Palme d’Or for the second time last year with his multi-award winning Triangle of Sadness, the Swede will head the panel 50 years after his compatriot Ingrid Bergman. Östlund becomes, after Francis Ford Coppola and Emir Kusturica, the third two-time award-winning filmmaker to become President of the Jury, and the very first to take on this role the year following his coronation. In react…

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