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Juliette Binoche will receive a Donostia Award at the 70th edition of the San Sebastián festival


The French actress, winner of an Oscar, will be recognized for her outstanding career in national and international cinema

French actress Juliette Binoche will receive a Donostia Award at the 70th edition of the San Sebastian Festival, which will be held between September 16 and 24.

On her fourth visit to the Basque city, the interpreter, winner of an Oscar for best supporting actress for her role in

The English Patient

(1996), will be awarded at the Kursaal Auditorium for the outstanding and extensive career of she.

Binoche has also been the face chosen by the San Sebastian company Dimension to illustrate the official poster for this edition of the gala.

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The professional career of the actress in the cinema, which began in 1983 with the Cannes premiere of the drama

Liberty Belle

, goes through a multitude of diverse characters in French and international productions.

She worked with renowned filmmakers from her country, such as Jean-Luc Godard in

Yo te salute, María

(1985) and André Téchiné in

La cita

(1985) and

Alice y Martin


Outside of France, she worked under Peter Kosminsky on an adaptation of

Wuthering Heights .

(1992), together with Michael Haneke in

Unknown Code

(2000) and



More recently, she participated in the cast of

Nobody wants the night

(2015), by the Spanish Isabel Coixet.

Face of Juliette Binoche on the poster for the 70th edition of the San Sebastian Festival.


Binoche, who started out on stage and learned her trade at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, has also shared the screen with well-known names in the world of cinema such as Judi Dench, Steve Carell, Clive Owen, Johnny Depp, Ethan Hawke, Samuel L. Jackson and Robert Pattinson, among others.

Despite his preference for auteur cinema, he has not been averse to Hollywood blockbusters, with appearances in the blockbuster


(2014) and in

Ghost in the Shell

(2017), an adaptation of a Japanese manga starring Scarlett Johansson.

His last work was in the 2019 film

Clara and Claire,

by the French Safy Nebbou.

Source: elparis

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