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Cannes Film Festival 2024: an honorary Palme d’or will be awarded to Meryl Streep

  • May 14, 2024
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American actress Meryl Streep will receive another distinction in her career on May 14, 2024. At the 7th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, an honorary Palme d’Or will be awarded to him in tribute to his magnificent career.

Crowned with the Best Actress Prize at the Cannes Film Festival 35 years ago, Meryl Streep was rewarded for the role of Lindy Chamberlain in “A Cry in the Dark” by Fred Schepisi in 1989.

The 77th edition of the Cannes Film Festival will take place from May 14 to 25, 2024 at the Palais des Festivals, in Cannes. On the occasion, French actress Camille Cottin will host the opening and closing ceremonies.

The Palme d’Honneur is awarded by the directors of the Cannes Film Festival. This prize is awarded out of competition and is awarded to an individual and not to a film. As of May 8, 2024, a dozen personalities have received such a distinction.

Alongside Meryl Streep, American filmmaker George Lucas will receive a Palm of Honor for his entire career. Also, the Festival will award a Palm of Honor to Studio Ghibli for all of its creations and its influence on the world of animation, thus becoming the very first Palm of Honor awarded to a collective.

Meryl Streep has won 3 Oscars, including 2 for Best Actress. She won her first Oscar for “Sophie’s Choice” in 1983 and in 2012 received the Oscar for best actress for the second time for her role in “The Iron Lady”. In 1980, Meryl Streep won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in “Kramer vs. Kramer” and also won a Golden Globe in the same category. Also, Meryl has 33 nominations for the Golden Globes, holding the record for the greatest number of nominations.

American actress Meryl Streep, aged 74, is one of the best actresses of her generation. She is the most nominated performer in the history of the Oscars, men and women combined, with 21 selections including 17 for the title of “Best Actress”.

Source: Celebrity Magazine



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