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Yu Nan to Judge Pusan Film Festival
2007-08-29 19:18:14 Xinhua English

BEIJING, Aug. 30 -- "Tuya's Marriage" actress Yu Nan has been invited to judge the upcoming 12th Pusan International Film Festival, which opens on October 4 in the South Korean city of Pusan.

The 28-year-old Chinese star will be the only actress jury member of the prestigious festival's New Currents award, working alongside four top directors, who are Cristian Mungiu from Romania, Goran Paskaljevic from Serbia, South Korean director Lee Chang-dong and jury president Dariush Mehrjui from Iran.

Yu Nan, the best actress at the 2004 Paris Film Festival, has seen her career accelerate after "Tuya's Marriage" garnered the Golden Bear award at this year's Berlin Film Festival.

The actress, who is fluent in both English and French, currently has several filming projects lining up on her schedule, among which is the Warner Bros. Pictures' "Speed Racer," her collaboration with "The Matrix" creators Larry and Andy Wachowski and South Korean heartthrob Rain.

(Source: CRIENGLISH.com)

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