American actress Julianne Moore, winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2015, will receive a Crystal Globe for her “extraordinary artistic contribution to world cinema” at the Karlovy Vary festival in the Czech Republic, organizers said on Tuesday.
“Julianne Moore will be the star of the opening night” of the festival which is scheduled from late June to early July, festival president Jiri Bartoska said at a press conference in Prague.
The Scottish-born American actress will present Karlovy Vary’s film “After the Wedding” directed by her husband Bart Freundlich, he said. Julianne Moore, who received her Oscar for the role of a linguist diagnosed with an early form of Alzheimer’s disease in the film “Still Alice”, is also the winner of the interpretation awards in Cannes, Venice and Berlin. She has also appeared in “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” (1997), “Boogie Nights” (1997), “The Big Lebowski” (1998), “Hannibal” (2001), “The Hours” (2002), ” Next “(2007) and” All is well! The Kids Are All Right “(2010). “The Crystal Globe will also be awarded at the opening night to American actress Patricia Clarkson,” also said the director of the festival. The 54th edition of the Karlovy Vary Festival, a seaside resort in the west of the Czech Republic, will run from 28 June to 6 July. The event traditionally attracts more than 100,000 moviegoers each year.