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Jessica Chastain Is Disturbed By Representation of Women in Film at Cannes Film Festival (Video)

Jessica Chastain was one of the jury members at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival and she observed something by watching 20 movies at the festival – the representation of women on film in 2017 is surprising and disturbing.

“This is the first time I watched 20 films in 10 days, and I love movies, and the one thing I really took away from this experience is how the world views women,” the Oscar-nominated actress said during a press conference after the closing ceremony. “It was quite disturbing to me, to be honest. There are some exceptions. For the most part, I was surprised with the representation of female characters on screen in these films.”

“I do hope that when we include more female storytellers, we will have more women that I recognize in my day-to-day life. Ones who are pro-active, have their own agencies, just don’t react to the men around them. They have their own point-of-view,” she added.

Jessica and the rest of the jury awarded the Best Director award to Sofia Coppola for her movie The Beguiled, which features a strong cast of women.

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Jessica Chastain & Uma Thurman Close Out Cannes 2017

Jessica Chastain looks gorgeous as she attending closing ceremonies for the 2017 Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on Sunday (May 28) in Cannes, France.

The Oscar-nominated actress was joined by fellow jury member Will Smith.

Also in attendance were Uma Thurman, Adrien Brody, and couple Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara.

Joaquin took home Best Actor for his work in You Were Never Really Here.

Meanwhile, Diane Kruger accepted the award for Best Actress, and got a cute congrats from her ex-boyfriend Joshua Jackson!

FYI: Jessica is wearing a custom Zuhair Murad gown, Piaget jewelry, and Christian Louboutin shoes.

35+ pictures inside of Jessica Chastain, Uma Thurman, and more at the closing ceremony in Cannes…More Here! »

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Joshua Jackson is 'Over the Moon' About Ex Diane Kruger's Best Actress Win at Cannes Film Festival 2017

Aw! Exes Joshua Jackson and Diane Kruger still support each other.

The 38-year-old actor took to Instagram to congratulate his ex-girlfriend of 10 years for her Best Actress win at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival for her work in In the Fade.

“Yes she Cannes,” Josh wrote. “Having witnessed the integrity and dedication that you bring to every job, I’m over the moon to see you getting the recognition you deserve. Only question is what took ‘em so long! CONGRATULATIONS, Josh #dianekruger”

Pictured below: Diane steps out in a Jonathan Simkhai gown at the Closing Ceremony of the festival on the day she wins at Palais des Festivals on Sunday (May 28) in Cannes, France.

FYI: Diane is wearing a Jonathan Simkhai dress, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, and Chopard jewelry at the closing ceremony.

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Joaquin Phoenix Premieres New Movie in Cannes with Newcomer Ekaterina Samsonov!

Joaquin Phoenix is joined by his young co-star Ekaterina Samsonov while attending the screening of their movie You Were Never Really Here during the 2017 Cannes Film Festival on Saturday night (May 27) at Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France.

They posed on the red carpet alongside co-stars Alex Manette and John Doman, as well writer/director Lynne Ramsay.

Earlier in the day, Joaquin, Ekaterina, and Lynne posed for photographers at a photo call.

You Were Never Really Here is about how a war veteran’s attempt to save a young girl from a sex trafficking ring goes horribly wrong.

FYI: Ekaterina is wearing a Chanel dress at the photo call.

25+ pictures inside of Joaquin Phoenix and the cast promoting the movie in Cannes… More Here! »

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Eva Green Joins Roman Polanski for Their Cannes Premiere

Eva Green hits the red carpet with director Roman Polanski at the premiere of their film Based on a True Story during the 2017 Cannes Film Festival on Saturday (May 27) at Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France.

They were joined by Eva‘s co-stars Emmanuelle Seigner and Vincent Perez at the premiere, as well as a photo call earlier in the day.

Uma Thurman, Adrien Brody, and Karolina Kurkova all walked the carpet at the premiere as well. In case you didn’t know, Adrien won an Oscar for his work in Polanski‘s movie The Pianist.

FYI: Eva is wearing an Alexander McQueen dress, Jimmy Choo shoes, and Repossi jewelry. She is wearing a Stella McCartney jumpsuit at the photo call. Emmanuelle is wearing an Alexandre Vauthier suit at the photo call.

40+ pictures inside of Eva Green at the premiere and photo call… More Here! »

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Danielle Macdonald & 'Patti Cake$' Team Gets Standing Ovation at Cannes Film Festival!

Danielle Macdonald is joined by her co-stars from the movie Patti Cake$ for a photo call on the beach at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival on Friday (May 26) in Cannes, France.

The rising star is pictured alongside Bridget Everett, Cathy Moriarty, and Siddharth Dhananjay. Writer/director Geremy Jasper was also in attendance.

The film had a screening at the festival that evening and received a big standing ovation from the crowd!

Make sure to watch the trailer for Patti Cake$, which was released earlier this month. The film will hit theaters on August 18.

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Jessica Chastain is a Golden Goddess at Cannes 2017

Jessica Chastain stuns as she arrives at the screening of In The Fade (Aus Dem Nichts) during the 2017 Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on Friday night (May 26) in Cannes, France.

The 40-year-old actress looked pretty in a bedazzled-gold, backless dress for the screening.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jessica Chastain

Earlier that day, Jessica and fellow film juror Will Smith shared that they both had to leave a screening of a film because it “pretty, pretty bad.”

FYI: Jessica is wearing a custom Chanel gown and Jimmy Choo shoes.

10+ pictures of Jessica Chastain at the screening…

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