Charlotte Rampling To Receive Honorary Berlin Golden Bear; Macao Winners — Global Briefs

Charlotte Rampling To Receive Honorary Berlin Golden Bear; Macao Winners — Global Briefs

December 17, 2018

Charlotte Rampling (45 Years) will receive an Honorary Golden Bear at the 2019 Berlin International Film Festival. The festival will also present a homage to the feted British actress’s career: movies will include The Damned, The Night Porter, The Verdict, Swimming Pool and Stardust Memories. Rampling presided over the festival’s jury in in 2006 and in 2015 she won the Silver Bear for Best Actress for 45 Years, for which she was also Oscar-nominated. “I’m very happy that this year’s Homage is dedicated to the sublime actress Charlotte Rampling,” said Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick. “She is an icon of unconventional and exciting cinema.” The prolific Rampling, whose career spans six decades, has recently played in Red SparrowThe Little Stranger and Michel Blanc’s Kiss & Tell. She will next be seen in Paul Verhoeven’s film Benedetta, scheduled for release in 2019.

The third International Film Festival and Awards Macao handed out its prizes over the weekend with winners including South Korean writer-director Kwon Man-ki’s debut, the psychological drama Clean Up, Denmark’s Foreign Language Oscar hopeful The Guilty and box office hit Crazy Rich Asians. Chinese director Chen Kaige (Farewell My Concubine) presided over this year’s jury. Full list of winners below.

Best Film: Clean Up

Jury Prize: White Blood 

Best Director: Gustav Möller, The Guilty

Best Actor Award: Jakob Cedergren, The Guilty

Best Actress Award: Aenne Schwarz, All Good

Award for Best Technical Contribution: Kaloyan Bozhilov, cinematographer of Ága

Award for Best Screenplay: Barnaby Southcombe, screenwriter of Scarborough

Award for Best New Young Actor: Abhimanyu Dassani, The Man Who Feels No Pain

Special Mention: Jesus 

Macao Audience Choice Award: The Good Girls

Best New Chinese-language  Film of the Year: Up the Mountain

Asian Blockbuster Film 2018: Crazy Rich Asians

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