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French actress Isabelle Huppert has been chosen to head the jury for the 2009 Cannes film festival.
This is the second year in a row an actor has been the head juror. Last year the position was held by Sean Penn.
Ms. Huppert has won the best actress twice at the festival, in 1978 and in 2001. She has appeared in more than 90 movies.
The festival runs May 13 to 24.