Actress Jeon Do Yeon Invited to be Cannes’ Jury
kpopluv, April 29, 2014, 11:15 a.m.
Actress Jen Do Yeon has been invited to serve as a jury member for the Cannes Film Festival. She is the first Korean actress to serve on the prestigious film festival. Director Lee Chang Dong was the first Korean to get the honor back in 2009.
Jeon Do Yeon is a South Korean actress that has won many awards in her career, including best actress at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival for her portrayal of a broken woman who has lost everything in Lee Chang-dong's Secret Sunshine.
The festival often selects its jury members among award-winning actors or recognized directors, to evaluate competitive sections.