Actress ITALY

Valeria GOLINO

Valeria GOLINO

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Biography

Early on in her career, Italian-born Valeria Golino was awarded the Prize of Best Actress for her role in Francesco Maselli’s A Tale of Love at the Venice Film Festival in 1986. Her career became international and she notably appeared in Barry Levinson’s Rain Man (1988), Jim Abrahams’ Hot Shots! (1991) and Hot Shots! 2 (1993), Emanuele Crialese’s Respiro (2002), Antonio Capuano’s Mario’s War (2005), Valeria Bruni Tedeschi’s Actrices (2007) and Paolo Virzì’s Human Capital (2013). In 2013, she directed her first film, Miele, screened at the Festival de Cannes in the Un Certain Regard selection, and received the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. She recently appeared in Giuseppe M. Gaudino’s Per Amor Vostro, which won her the Best Actress Award at the Venice Film Festival. She is currently working on directing her next feature-length film.

Films presented at Cannes

Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2016
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Directors

Agnès VARDA

Agnès VARDA

Director
Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Director, Script Writer
Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Michèle COURNOYER

Michèle COURNOYER

Script Writer
Rattana R.D. PESTONJI

Rattana R.D. PESTONJI

Roman COPPOLA

Roman COPPOLA

Script Writer
Steven SPIELBERG

Steven SPIELBERG

Director, Actor
Vincenzo MARRA

Vincenzo MARRA

Director
Wim WENDERS

Wim WENDERS

Director, Actor
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