The Sonoma International Film Festival will pay tribute to Jacqueline Bisset
Jacqueline Bisset will receive the Sonoma International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award for Cinematography on Friday, March 25. directed by Russell Brown.
In a statement from the festival, Bisset said she was “honoured” to receive the award on the festival’s 25th anniversary.
“I’m thrilled to see ‘Loren & Rose’ in this environment after such difficult years of waiting for proper cinema screens,” Bisset said.
Throughout her career, Bisset has undertaken a diverse range of dramatic and comedic challenges in the more than 50 films in which she has appeared. Her 2014 Golden Globe for her supporting role in the BBC miniseries ‘Dancing On The Edge’ reflects the honed acting skills that have earned her a cast from several of the world’s top directors, officials said. festival in the ad.
Bisset’s career includes roles in such iconic films as John Huston’s “Casino Royale“, Peter Yates’ “Bullitt”, George Seaton’s “Airport”, François Truffaut’s “Day for Night”, “Murder on the Orient Express by Sidney Lumet and George Cukor by George Cukor. Rich and famous.”
She has appeared in over 100 movies and TV shows. During her career, she has been nominated for a Golden Globe five times. In 2010, she received the Legion of Honor from President Nicolas Sarkozy. Based in Los Angeles, Bisset divides her time between America and Europe, according to the festival.
SIFF Artistic Director Kevin W. McNeely said he was thrilled to honor Bisset. “She lit up the screen from the moment she appeared in some of the most memorable movies in our collective consciousness,” McNeely said. “And (she) continues to do so to this day.”
The festival runs from March 23-27. Passes are on sale at sonomafilmfest.org.