American Caleb Laundry Jones won the award for best actor
The American Caleb Laundry Jones won the Male Demonstration Award on Saturday at the end of the 74th Cannes Film Festival. Nitrame, Where he plays a young borderline who is about to commit one of the worst murders in Australian history. “I moved so much, thank you, shit,” he replied, drowned in emotion.
The film offers a dive into the head of the killer, which he brilliantly embodies: Martin Bryant, sentenced to life imprisonment. “I read a lot about this period, I listened to and watched Australian television to try to understand this culture,” he told AFP.
Image of independent American cinema
Texas-born Caleb Laundry Jones debuted at age 13 in a minor role in Goen Brothers No this country is not for the elderly (2007), which won 4 Oscars. Since then, he has established himself as an ardent runner of American independent cinema, playing supporting roles marked by their ambiguity: hypersensitive junkie God knows what (2014) Safty Brothers, toxic man in season three Double peaks (2017) or gas station employee The dead don’t die, Jim Jormush (2019).
A career as a musician
His career took a major turn when he appeared in three independent Oscar nominated films in 2017: Florida Project By Sean Baker, go out Presented by Jordan Peale, and Three billboards: angry groups, Martin McDonough Caleb. Laundry Jones also has a musical career and has released a solo album, thai stone, A pop disc with complex arrangements under the influence of the Beatles, during the epidemics of 2020.