Deneuve guest of honor in Antalya
French actress Catherine Deneuve (R) and former French minister Frederic Mitterrand arrive at the Cinematheque Francaise in Paris on October 13, 2015 to visit the exhibiton dedicated to the work of US director Martin Scorsese. AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERGThe Lifetime Achievement Award of the 52nd International Antalya Film Festival will be presented to a legendary actress in cinematic history, Catherine Deneuve.
According to a written statement made by the festival committee, the famous French actress, the festival’s guest of honor, will receive her award at the opening ceremony of the festival to be held on Nov. 29.
A number of her films, including “The Brand New Testament,” “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” and “Indochine,” will be screened as part of the festival.
The 52nd International Antalya Film Festival, which was previously the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, will be held between Nov. 29 and Dec. 6. Director and screenwriter Ömer Vargı will head the jury of the festival’s National Feature Film Competition.