Quentin Tarantino to head this year’s Venice film juryMay 7th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has been announced the head of the jury at this year’s Venice Film Festival.
Tarantino will be heading the jury that awards the festival’s main prize, The Golden Lion.
Tarantino replaces Taiwanese-born director Ang Lee, who was the head of the jury last year when the Golden Lion award went to Israeli film Lebanon.
This year’s festival will be held on The Lido from 1-11 September, reports BBC.
The 47-year-old director won a Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1994 for Pulp Fiction. (ANI)
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