Charlotte Rampling to be honoured at Berlin film fest

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Berlin, Dec 17 (IANS) Oscar-nominated actress Charlotte Rampling, whose career has spanned more than 100 film and television roles, will be honoured with a special Golden Bear at the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival.

The fest will also pay homage to Rampling by screening a selection of her work, including “The Verdict” (1982), “Swimming Pool” (2003) and “Hannah” (2017).

The honorary Golden Bear will be presented to the actress on February 14 at a ceremony featuring a showing of “The Night Porter” (1974), reports variety.com.

“I’m very happy that this year’s homage is dedicated to the sublime actress Charlotte Rampling,” said Dieter Kosslick, the director of the Berlinale.

“She is an icon of unconventional and exciting cinema.”

Rampling won the Silver Bear in 2015 for her performance in “45 Years” opposite Tom Courtenay; she also received an Academy Award nomination for the role. She served as president of the Berlinale jury in 2006.

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