By Eugene Hernandez | Indiewire January 2, 2009 at 6:41AM
Isabelle Huppert has been named head of the jury for the 62nd Festival de Cannes, May 13 - 24, 2009.
"I am very glad and very proud," Huppert said in a statement, "I've had a long relationship with Cannes and this next meeting will definitely seal my love for the Festival and thus for global cinema. Cannes is the open door to all the new ideas of the world. I am thrilled at the idea of being a privileged spectator in it."