George Miller to head jury of 69th Festival de Cannes

TVC E - The 69th edition of the prestigious Festival de Cannes will be headed by Australian director, screenwriter and producer, George Miller, the organisers have announced.. The event will take place from 11 to 22 May, in Cannes, France.  Miller will, along with his Jury, award the Palme d’or at the close of the festival. The film, shown Out of Competition in the Official Selection, marked the return not only of the hero of the legendary saga for the myriad fans of Max Rockatansky, but also the comeback of his creator, George Miller, and of the visionary filmmaking that made him a household name around the world. The roots of George Miller’s career, alongside those of Peter Weir, Bruce Beresford and Phillip Noyce stretch back to the golden age of Australian cinema from the 1980s. Originally from a small village in Queensland, George Miller wrote and directed Violence in the Cinema, part 1...