President of the jury Martin SCORSESE
Martin Scorsese has been named as the Jury President of the 51st Cannes Film Festival. Martin Scorsese was born in 1942 in Flushing, New York. He grew up in lower Manhattan's rough "Little Italy," which would later provide inspiration for his films. He enrolled in New York University as an English major, but his future was set when he took a film course and discovered his true vocation, filmmaking.
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65 YEARS IN PICTURES
An illustrated life story of the Festival