By Nicolas Mouchel
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There 49e edition of the Deauville American Film Festival (Calvados) will be held from 1er to September 10, 2023. After the cancellation of the appearance of comedians Natalie Portman, Peter Dinklage, Jude Law, Joseph Gordon-Levitt due to the strike in Hollywood, the organizers announced good news this Wednesday, August 30, 2023.
The British actress Emilia Clarke will be present at the festival to receive the New Hollywood AwardSunday, September 3, 2023.
The Mother of Dragons
The actress has achieved international recognition by playing for eight seasons Daenerys Targaryenthe Mother of Dragons, in the cult series Game Of Thrones (2011-2019), produced and broadcast on HBO. “This recurring role earned her, among other things, four Emmy Award nominations for best actress,” recall the festival organizers.
In the cinema, she is showing feature films Before you by Thea Sharrock (2016), Terminator Genisys by Alan Taylor (2015), in which she plays the iconic role of Sarah Connor, Dom Hemingway by Richard Shepard (2013) and Spike Island by Matt Whitecross (2012). Emilia Clarke was last on screens in the hit comedy Last Christmas by Paul Feig (2019) and in the science fiction film Solo: A Star Wars Story by Ron Howard (2018).
She is currently on Disney+alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Olivia Colman, in the miniseries Secret Invasion, based on the comic book series of the same name published in 2008 and part of the cinematic universe Marvel.
His new film preview
Emilia Clarke is also a comic book author (MOM: Mother of Madnessat Image Comics) and involved in the charity “with the SAMEYOU program, which aims to help young adults recover more quickly when they have suffered brain injuries or vascular accidents” indicate the organizers.
She will present in Deauville the anticipation film The Pod Generation by Sophie Barthes, in which she plays opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor.
The Festival will award him the New Hollywood Prize on Sunday September 3 during a ceremony in his presence, followed by the screening of the film. The Pod Generation by Sophie Barthes.
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