A reward for her entire career from a film festival that the French actress particularly likes.
The 79th Venice Film Festival will run from August 31 to September 10, 2022, and this year the French star Catherine Deneuve will be at the heart of this new edition. She was chosen to receive an Honorary Golden Lion, and she is visibly delighted: “It is a joy to receive such a prestigious award at the Venice Film Festival, immediately reacted the 78-year-old actress. I love him and I have known him for a long time, since Luis Bunuel he received the Golden Lion for Beauty of the day (in 1967, editor’s note). It is also an honor for me to be chosen for this tribute, because the Mostra has already invited me for so many films. Thank you. All the best.”
Catherine Deneuve has indeed seen the triumph beautiful day on the Lido, then came back several times. She notably received the Volpi Cup for Best Actress for Place Vendômein 1998, and chaired the jury in 2006, presenting the prize for best film to Still Life by Jia Zhangke.
Alberto Barbera also had tender words for the star actress of Cherbourg umbrellas on the official website of the event : “Her talent is indisputable. In addition to being one of the essential figures of the New Wave, she represents a certain idea of style, she is always at the forefront of fashion on the other side of the Alps. Catherine Deneuve gives body to the idea that we have of a diva, she has established herself among the greatest talents in the history of cinema.
Catherine Deneuve will play Bernadette Chirac