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Czech film festival to honor Oscar-winner Julianne Moore


Agence France-Presse

Prague, Czech Republic  /  Thu, June 13, 2019  /  07:04 am
Czech film festival to honor Oscar-winner Julianne Moore

US actress Julianne Moore poses as she arrives for the screening of the film 'Les Miserables' at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, on May 15, 2019. (AFP/Valery Hache)

American Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore will be honored at the Karlovy Vary film festival in the Czech Republic at the end of the month, organizers said Tuesday.

Moore won the 2014 Best Actress award for her role in Still Alice. She is also known for The Big Lebowski, Hannibal, The Hours and The Kids Are All Right.

Moore will receive the Crystal Globe award "for outstanding contribution to world cinema" at the opening ceremony, the organizers said in a statement.

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Together with her husband, screenwriter and director Bart Freundlich, Moore will introduce their latest film After the Wedding.

Six Feet Under and Sharp Objects star Patricia Clarkson will receive the same Crystal Globe at the final ceremony, the organizers said.

The 54th edition of the festival in the western Czech spa city of Karlovy Vary, which sold 140,000 tickets to 501 screenings last year, will run from June 28 to July 6.

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