Berlinale 2022: Isabelle Huppert will not be able to collect her Bear of Honor

Berlinale 2022: Isabelle Huppert will not be able to collect her Bear of Honor

Positive at Covid, she will receive this award remotely.

The presentation of the Berlin Festival 2022 Honor Bear will take place this evening, but without its main guest. The organizers said thatIsabelle Huppert, positive for Covid, should stay at home in Paris: she cannot make the trip as agreed. The organizers of the Berlinale, however, decided to maintain the ceremony with her, from a distance. Mariette Rissenbeek and Carlo Chatrian write as well as“in informing the festival, she underlined that she felt very attached to the Berlinale and that she wanted to participate in it in any way possible, in particular to support her latest film, About Joan. Considering that Isabelle Huppert does not doesn’t feel sick and is ready to support the festival, we have decided to go ahead with the award ceremony. As she cannot come, we will send our love and admiration to her at her home in Paris. We will look forward to seeing her in Berlin another time.” The press release specifies that it will therefore appear in live video, and will thus be able to exchange with the public. Meet at 9:45 p.m. on the event site to know more.

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Note that this will not be the closing ceremony, this presentation of the Bear of Honor taking place in the middle of the festival. Started by peter von kantthe latest film by François Ozonon February 10, the screenings will continue until February 20, and it is on this date that M. Night Shyamalan and his jury will reveal their favorites from this 72nd edition of the Berlinale.

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