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Cannes juror Thurman breaks off for funeral

/ 02:34 AM May 21, 2011

CANNES—Hollywood actress Uma Thurman, a Cannes juror, excused herself from the film festival on Friday to attend a family funeral in Monaco, sources close to her said.

“Uma Thurman left Cannes for the day and she will be back for the end of the competition,” one of the sources said. “She wishes to keep her commitments to the festival, despite the circumstances.”

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The identity of the deceased family member was unknown.

“Pulp Fiction” and “Kill Bill” star Thurman, 41, is among the nine members of the jury led this year by Robert De Niro that will decide which of 20 films in competition in Cannes will get the coveted Palme d’Or and other laurels.

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The festival ends on Sunday.

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