She will receive a Golden Lion for her entire career, like actor and director Roberto Benigni.
September 8, Halloween kills will be screened in preview at the Venice Film Festival, and the star of the horror saga, Jamie lee curtis, will receive in the process a prestigious prize: the Golden Lion of honor. “I am incredibly honored to be honored in this way by the Venice International Film Festival, reacts the 62-year-old actress in the press release from the Mostra. It seems impossible to me that I have been in this industry long enough to receive this honorary award, and that this happening now, with Halloween Kills is particularly meaningful to me. ” Alberto Barbera, the director of the film festival, commented to him that the actress of True Lies and Freaky friday was “the direct descendant of the American cinematic aristocracy – she is the daughter of two unforgettable stars, Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. Jamie Lee Curtis is the natural embodiment of a star who knows how to play roles with versatility and ease, while infusing them with his unparalleled charisma and iconic personality. “
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Another personality will also be honored during this 78th edition of the Venice Film Festival, which will be chaired by South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, and will take place from September 1 to 11, 2021: Roberto Benigni, actor and director of Life is Beautiful (1997).
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